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Never-ending Summer Dreaming How lucky are we to spend our days enjoying the fabulous Summer sunshine in marvellous Marbella! September is one of our favourite and most vibrant months of the year and this issue is fully set to inspire you with the ultimate selection of stylish fashion editorials, as well as our must-reads on art, love, health and culture on the Costa Del Sol! And with the summer parties still in full swing, we are highly anticipating the MTV Presents: Gibraltar Calling – the summer’s hottest festival! This year’s headline act is British Grime and Contemporary R&B star STORMZY, who has been climbing up the career ladder with incredible success, as a result of his dedicated passion for Rap music. Talking of the entertainment world… the celebrity universe has exploded with some seriously exciting gossip this month! While Madonna spent her 60th birthday not far from here in Marrakesh, Ellie Goulding celebrated her engagement and Janet Jackson has finally released her new track after a three-year hiatus. Moreover, Paris Hilton is still planning her "three" delayed weddings. Surprised? Not really. However, on the other hand we can’t shy away from the sad news; the death of soul queen Aretha Franklin has shocked the world, but one thing we know for sure, the superstar will never be forgotten. R.I.P. Aretha! On the positive side, Chris Wallem is back with more fresh music releases. Plus we have picked the best selection of books, films & series for you to enjoy on these balmy summer nights. The ever hilarious contributor, Ian Greenland, invites us to have a think about the comfort and, at the same time fear, that technical progress and evolution have brought our way. In this issue, he talks about the vast comparison of the generations and how digitalisation has been changing the world. But before his discussion on multitasking and social media madness, Society’s Features Editor Anna Bianca Gerlach unveils "the thing about" the five love languages, giving you some serious

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advice on how to improve your love life. This month’s epic fashion editorials are led by our September cover shoot created for, and by, exquisite luxury fashion brand Belaflor, the Brazil-based label that features classic beach, active and swimwear designs with a tropical feel. Followed by the best selection of fashion editorials by styling sisters Sisko Akt who have now, after years of creating incredible content, decided to relocate abroad to focus on an exciting new project (stay tuned for their big reveal in our October issue!) After gaining some amazing hair inspo from our on trend fashion stories, celebrity hairstylist Jonathan Yeadon gives you a breakdown on the best products and reveals his top tips on how to get the best out of your waves. If you are craving some more beauty and health tricks, skip right over to nutrition and fitness expert Leila Glover’s article on how to get rid of the unnecessary pounds that have snuck up on you this summer. To top it all off our resident wine expert Ellen Wallace will share with you how and where to get the best white wines on the Costa Del Sol. What could be better than enjoying a glass of ice cold Chardonnay while Mattias Tönnheim, Owner and Director of Wadström Tönnheim Gallery, takes you through his specialist opinion on why and how you should invest in contemporary art. Last, but not least: Another month, another car testing report. Motoring author Ian Kuah reports on the GT3 Touring and we can tell you this much, gear shifting has never been as precise! But that’s enough from me, time to check out our September specials yourself… Have fun exploring and make the most of this never-ending Summer in Spain! Until next time… Andy Clark

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“I’VE BEEN PUTTING IN THE WORK, I’M A REBEL WITH A CAUSE” – STORMZY

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S T O R M Z Y AT THIS YEARS GIBRALTAR CALLING By Anna Gerlach

This year, Great Britain Grime legend STORMZY will headline Gibraltar’s biggest summer festival combining music, sunshine and the sea with some of the largest dance and pop musicians on this planet. MTV Presents: Gibraltar Calling continues MTV’s long history of media partnering with tourist boards and councils in order to promote cities and regions to youth audiences. Besides other huge International line ups such as Two Door Cinema Club, Rita Ora and Scouting For Girls, STORMZY is set to rock the house after gaining two Brit Awards this year for the categories "Best British Male Solo Artist," and "British Album of the Year."

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he Hip Hop, Grime and Contemporary R&B rapper has defied all expectations, not only of what a Grime artist can achieve, but of what a completely independent artist from the streets of South London can accomplish. After just two years in the business, STORMZY celebrated great success earlier this year as the headliner at London’s WIRELESS festival, with a sell-out audience of 45,000. However, his career was not planned out right from the beginning. Back at school he was actually meant to go to Oxford University: "I got the best grades at A-level, and the owner of my school was a governor at Oxford. He wanted me to go and it looked like it was going to happen. My mum thought I was going, my friends thought I was going. Then I started making videos and going on YouTube…" Another example of how the internet helps the younger generation full of creatives to gain more awareness and catapults them right to the top. Since releasing his debut EP, Dreamers Disease in 2014, the 22 year old artist has scooped up two MOBOs, toured the world, won "Best International Artist" at the BET Awards, performed on Jools Holland, become the first unsigned rapper to feature on the BBC Sounds of… list and sold almost a million records. So, how did he go from sitting in school to playing in some of the biggest venues from Camden to Japan in just 8 months? "As a kid, my mum used to play Ghanaian hiplife, gospel and afrobeats," he said, "My sister used to play proper R&B slow jams, and that shaped my tastes quite a bit. They made me appreciate soulful sounds and songwriting. But the main music effect on me was external." While most kids in the UK spend their spare time playing football in the streets, STORMZY was clashing: "There was a place called Rap Academy in my area. They had decks and there would be instrumentals playing all the time, and I'd just hog the mic all night and spit. I remember once, three guys walked in, and they were way older than us. I decided to clash them, and it turned into three versus one." At this point, music seemed to only be a hobby he used to enjoy with his friends. He was a one man band, taking care of his own promotion and bookings. Once he turned 20, he decided to make the leap and

take his music to the next level. In 2013, he launched a YouTube freestyle series titled "Wicked Skengman." His debut EP, "Dreamers Disease," soon followed in 2014, showcasing how diverse his style actually is, with tracks like melancholic R&B hit "Forever" and "Jupa," an upbeat afrobeat song. The EP also contained "Stormtrooper", one of his most conscious tracks, talking about the sad reality of domestic violence: "I wanted to show I could do big R&B records, big afrobeat records, and deep ones too," he explains. "I wanted to get all those sounds out of me, and show I'm not just grime."

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Exclusively through Grime, the British musician has been aiming to draw more attention to emotions, the soul and the deeper meanings behind the lyrics. "As a human, I feel a lot of different emotions. Yeah, I want to

make a record that my mandem can play in the car and get gassed to. But I also want to make a record for the quieter times, when you're alone with your thoughts. To make a record like that, you need different sounds and styles. Sometimes I'm pissed off, and it will come via Grime. But sometimes I feel loving, and it will come out a different way." What STORMZY has achieved so far is truly incredible and was only possible with his focussed passion for music and the motivation to make a difference, as he says: "Just make your mark and step in the game."

STORMZY will headline MTV Presents Gibraltar Calling on Saturday 22nd September 2018. Tickets can be purchased online at: http://www.gibraltarcalling.com @MTVPRESENTSGIBRALTARCALLING

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On 7th August, The Times newspaper was the lucky publication to reveal the happy couple’s big news: “The engagement is announced between Caspar, son of the Hon. Nicholas Jopling of Yorkshire and Mrs. Jayne Warde-Aldam of Yorkshire, and Elena, daughter of Mr. Arthur Goulding of Herefordshire and Mrs. Tracey Sumner of West Midlands." Three days later, Ellie posted this lovely image of her and Caspar - who btw is an art dealer, currently working for New York based Sotheby’s - on her Instagram, alongside some heart-warming words to her fans: "I tend to keep my life very private these days and I have enjoyed the time I’ve had away from all the madness. But we’ve had so many beautiful messages of support and love the past few days, as have our families, that we wanted to say thank you so much! We appreciate it more than you could ever know. You’re the most wonderful person I’ve ever known, and I can’t wait to be your very giggly, in awe and loved up wife x." Yes, we absolutely love this wave of love, peace and harmony that’s been coming up from the celeb world… Congratulations to the gorgeous couple!

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n the opposite side of the Mediterranean ocean Madonna celebrated the end of her glorious 50s in the magical town of Marrakesh, with a stunning photo shoot with photographer Hassan Hajjaj. Dressed like a Moroccan goddess, the superstar nailed it with her mystical walk through the desert, accompanied by numerous dressed-up horses and equestrians with large burning torches following her. Although it was Madonna’s birthday bash, she gave a present to her fans when she released the video of her ground-breaking performance at this year’s Met Gala, on her YouTube channel. The theme was "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination." The breath-taking intro shows Madonna emerging from the hood of her robe, surrounded by Gregorian monks. Then, suddenly, she begins to sing the lyrics

HAPPY 60TH BDAY, MADONNA! of - come on, what other song did you expect? - "Like a Prayer," of course! What follows is her switch to a more Joan of Arc look, whilst performing "Beautiful Game," and her version of Leonard Cohen’s "Hallelujah." On Instagram, she promoted the unveiling of the video with a big "Thank you" to all her fans: "In celebration of my birthday, and as a “thank you” for all your donations to my Birthday Fundraiser, I wanted to share a very special performance from this year’s Met Gala. Check out on my YouTube page and enjoy the entire performance!" It’s undeniable: For 60 years old, the stunning pop icon still knows how to rock a show - besides looking like a young 40! Happy Birthday to one of our favourite idols of all time, Madonna!

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ctually, who isn’t getting engaged and/or married this year? After Justin Bieber, Kaley Cuoco, Leona Lewis and Karlie Kloss, British singer/ songwriter Ellie Goulding and her partner of 18 months, Caspar Jopling have just announced their engagement in a very traditional, but certainly beautiful way!


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fter three full years of not hearing anything from the R&B, rock and pop diva, Janet Jackson has now finally celebrated her comeback with the video for her new track "Made For Now," featuring "Despacito" rapper Daddy Yankee. The song reflects the perfect summer jam to breathe in the last rays of September sunshine. In the vibrant music video, Jackson and Yankee dance through the streets of New York, celebrating an epic block party with global representation.

With a throwback to Janet’s glorious performances from the 80s and 90s, she impresses us again with killer choreography! The video was directed by Dave Myers, who has worked with Janet in the past, alongside other stars, such as Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar and Kelly Clarkson. So, if you are relaxing by the pool or in the spa at this very moment, plug in your headphones and check out Janet Jackson’s "Made for Now" on YouTube. Expect a never-ending summer vibe you will be listening to over and over again!

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Rest in Peace, Aretha Franklin

ith over 75 million records sold, 18 Grammy awards and 77 entries into the US Billboard Hot 100, Aretha Franklin gave the world her heart and soul with her incredible voice and inspirational talent. Now, at the young age of 76, the queen of soul tragically passed away due to advanced pancreatic cancer. After first being diagnosed with the tumour back in 2010 and undergoing surgery, she still performed on the stage. She retired from show business in 2017, but still had two big shows planned in New Orleans and at the Heritage Fest in April earlier this year. However, both had to be cancelled on her doctor’s orders. Her last album "A Brand New Me" was also released in November 2017. Her family stated: “In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our heart. We have lost the matriarch and rock of our family. The love she had for her

children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins knew no bounds.” Elton John, Donald Trump, Barack and Michelle Obama and many other famous figures have stated their respect for the superstar. Bill and Hillary Clinton, at whose 1993 inauguration gala Franklin performed, said in a joint statement: “She will forever be the Queen of Soul and so much more to all who knew her personally and through her music. Our hearts go out to her family and her countless fans.” In a separate tweet, Hillary wrote: “Mourning the loss today of Aretha Franklin who shared her spirit and talent with the world. She deserves not only our RESPECT but also our lasting gratitude for opening our eyes, ears and hearts. Rest in eternal peace, my friend.” We at SOCIETY will never forget Aretha’s soulful voice, nor her candour and passion for music! R.I.P. Aretha Franklin.

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hen Paris Hilton plans a wedding, it is sure to be absolutely epic! Oh wow, but excuse me, because Paris is not planning just one, but three weddings due to the simple ‘first world’ problem of having too many friends. Unfortunately, for the lucky invitees, an insider told Page Six that Paris

needs more time to plan, so is pushing all the weddings back to 2019. The specific locations are still to-beconfirmed, but in the running are some of the most exclusive resorts in Ibiza, Bora Bora, Fiji, Hawaii and Mexico. With her 20-carat $2 million diamond ring, she’s already set the vibe for what could be the most expensive wedding in the history of celebrity events!

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Chris Wallem is one-half of the Wallem Brothers who have enjoyed huge success here and abroad as DJs. Find his favourite selection of the latest music releases below. CoryaYo - 1995 (Hip Hop) A great old school hip hop track with Kanye West rapping over the smooth beat. We need more of this. Wiz Khalifa - Hot Now (Hip Hop) With all the great albums releasing this past month, Wix Khalifa’s album kinda went unnoticed. Great track. Tep No - Who We Are (Chilled) One of my favourite songs of the summer. Such nice vibes. Check this one out! Mac Miller - Small World (Hip Hop) Mac is back with a great album. This guy deserves more love. Elle Duhé - Lost my Mind (Electronic) A friend of mine in Australia that I haven’t spoken to in almost a year sent me this song out of nowhere. He said I had to listen to it and he was right. Awesome tune. Chris Wallem ft. RJay - Summertime (Hip Hop) Check out our new summer jam with great chilled vibes. Don't forget to watch the video on YouTube!!

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TANGERINE

Sinister, exotic, atmospheric: This bestseller written by Irish author Christine Mangan, will send you into a book-binging state where escaping is almost impossible! Talking about the evil turns and twists of a female friendship, this summer read explores the fear of losing control and how old friends can become new enemies. The plot? Magnetic! Set in the backdrop of Tangier, Morocco, where Alice lives with her newlywed husband, John, the harmony doesn’t last too long when suddenly her old bestie Lucy unexpectedly appears. Then John goes missing and Lucy starts using Alice’s name. Obviously things are set to get messy and Alice’s life is about to change forever… Scarlett Johansson is already in the running for the lead in the film by George Clooney’s "Smokehouse Pictures!"

WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LULULEMONS

Yes, when life hands you lululemons, just grab them all and make your own sweet, tasty lemonade! Set in Greenwich, Conneticut, this "Devil Wears Prada" style novel by Lauren Weisberger will introduce you to the perfectly imperfect American suburb, where Emily Charlton just doesn’t belong - at all. After quitting her job at Vogue and failing in her new job as an image consultant for celebs, this girl is in need of a new, big opportunity to come her way.

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AMERICAN ANIMALS

After American Psycho, Werewolf, Beauty and co, The Orchard is now introducing American Animals, a fullon drama crime movie with some truly epic comedic moments! Telling the unbelievable, but true story of four youngsters who plan to attempt one of the biggest art robberies in US history, this film is set to be a game changer. Fed up with their boring lives, the four men are ready to live a life of tension and excitement. Unfortunately, things never really go the way you plan them, do they? The same happens here…

A SIMPLE FAVOUR

After her pregnancy last year, our favourite Gossip Girl babe, Blake Lively is finally back in front of the camera in a role that uncovers her full potential of beauty and sass! In "A Simple Favour" she plays Emily, the best friend of Stephanie, played by Pitch Perfect star Anna Kendrick, who is about to find out that her bestie is not the person she appears to be! And what starts out as a "simple" favour, will soon unveil Emily’s huge net of secrets and danger... Beware!

MANIAC

With "Maniac", Netflix produced another dazzling American comedy miniseries starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill, who play the roles of two mentally ill strangers finding themselves caught up in a pharmaceutical trial. The doctors claim to change the human brain within three days, curing schizophrenia, depression etc. and therefore solving all the attendees problems - permanently and without any side effects. However, as we know from reality, repairing the human brain without any side effects is a promise that can rarely be kept…


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DEMI LOVATO

"Sex is natural. Love is necessary. Heartbreak is unavoidable. Loneliness is brutal."

THE ULTIMATE SUPERSTAR, FLAWED IN THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WAY BY ANNA GERLACH

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hen looking at Demi Lovato, we see a flawless face with beautiful freckles and a shiny, healthy complexion. We see a female body with amazing curves and we hear a voice that gives us goose bumps. The media portray Demi as a superstar, a young girl who is extremely passionate about music and her career as a shining star of the 21st century. What we cannot see, nor hear, is what lies beneath the beauty and fame of the 25-year old. Nor can we explain why a few weeks ago, she was hospitalized after a heroin overdose… Or, can we? DEMI HOW WE KNOW HER Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, the singer, songwriter and actress started out learning the piano before landing her first acting job on the kids TV series "Barney & Friends," when she was 7 years old. A new star was born when in 2008, she celebrated a massive breakthrough with her starring role in the Disney original movie "Camp Rock." Playing the role of Mitchie Torres, a young teen who discovers her confidence through her voice, Demi inspired young girls of the generation Y, while making herself a big name within the industry. In the same year, Demi signed with Hollywood Records and published her tribute album "Don’t Forget."

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What followed were further huge TV roles in "Sonny with a Chance", as well a role on American musical comedy-drama, "Glee." Demi went on to release 5 more music albums for which she gained an impressive collection of awards, including an MTV Music Award, 13 Teen Choice Awards, five People’s Choice Awards, an ALMA Award, and one Latin American Music Award. But it’s not only Demi’s incredible voice and acting skills that has seen her rise to the top. Outside of the show biz world she has showed her caring nature in multiple ways, including becoming a mentor for teens and young adults at the National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day in 2013; or her role as an advocate for the LGBT community, besides acing as the face of the Marriage Equality Campaign. A DARKER SIDE But as every happy success story has a dark side, so does this one. Her self-written lyrics have revealed some of her pain with songs such as "Father," "Sober," and

"Confident." The icon has unveiled a side of her that nobody would have imagined when seeing her as a young teen, happily singing alongside Disney colleague Joe Jonas. Among other former Disney alumni who suffered from the tight schedules and restricted privacy, like Selena Gomez, Hilary Duff and Miley Cyrus, Lovato later unveiled she suffered from PTSD as a result of giving up much of her childhood.

THE SINGER, SONGWRITER AND ACTRESS STARTED OUT LEARNING THE PIANO BEFORE LANDING HER FIRST ACTING JOB ON THE KIDS TV SERIES "BARNEY & FRIENDS," WHEN SHE WAS 7 YEARS OLD. What I didn’t know back then, when watching her as a rising star, was that she was already suffering with addictive behaviour at as young as 16 years of age. Two years later, she reported that she couldn’t go 30 minutes without using cocaine, smuggling it with her wherever she went. At that age, I didn’t even know what cocaine really was.

June, singing: "Momma, I’m so sorry, I’m not sober anymore/ And daddy, please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the floor/ To the ones who never left me/ We’ve been down this road before/ I’m so sorry, I’m not sober anymore." At the end of July, the world stood still when Demi was brought to hospital following an overdose. Now she will spend several months in rehab, fighting against her demons to get back to her healthy self. Demi Lovato is the perfect example of a child growing up in pain and without having the time to be and live as a child. Could this be the root of her addiction issues? One thing is for sure, addiction can’t simply be solved by taking some time off. It is an ongoing process. Fighting a demon within oneself that so many other young people out there have to cope with. One thing is for sure, we at Society are standing behind you Demi, we know you can find the warrior inside yourself to push past this and be an inspiration for millions of young people all over the world.

Besides her struggle as a Disney superstar, another explanation for her mental state relates back to her family situation and the demise of her parents’ marriage when she was just 2 years old. Her parents split due to her father, Patrick Lovato’s, severe alcoholism. Demi went on to cut contact with him entirely. However, in 2013, after fighting against cancer, he passed away, leaving her heartbroken again.

"SIMPLY COMPLICATED" While evolving from a Disney star to an internationally acclaimed mega pop icon, Demi started suffering from Bipolar Disorder, began self-harming and developed an eating disorder. Plus her troubled relationship with drugs excelled. In 2013, Demi checked herself into rehab for the first time. After celebrating almost 6 years of sobriety, in 2017, she published her YouTube documentary "Simply Complicated," where she fully unveiled the facts about her struggle with alcohol and drugs, talking of the things that she learned she said, "Sex is natural. Love is necessary. Heartbreak is unavoidable. Loneliness is brutal." Here is where she began to show her true self and the warrior that lies beneath the beautiful face. However, in March this year, she had her first relapse and soon after, she published her song "Sober" in

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n 2005 I was on a plane from Heathrow to Brisbane. After several hours wedged uncomfortably into my seat, I decided to stretch my legs. Walking down the aisle between rows of strangers, I stopped next to an emergency exit to gaze through the window. As I stared for many minutes at the vast, cumulous clouds passing hypnotically by and the glistening ocean far below, I gradually became acutely aware of the unbroken droning of the engines over the music in my headphones. Resting my shoulder against the plane’s bulkhead, feeling the engines’ steady vibrations course through me as I squinted into the sun, I began to truly marvel at my situation. Surrounded by hundreds of indifferent fellow passengers - chatting, reading, sleeping - I suddenly had what some might refer to as an epiphany. Others, specifically those from my hometown of Dover would probably call it more of a “shit-yourself moment”. Here I was, in a great big metal tube weighing literally hundreds of tons (not including American tourists), flying at 550 miles per hour 35,000 feet above the earth.... through clouds..... for the best part of a day!? Never having been the least bit scared of air travel, it now dawned on me just how remarkable, bizarre and downright unnatural it really was. I felt a little lightheaded. With so many moving parts operating at such heights, speeds and market-competitive prices over such durations, it suddenly seemed disconcertingly weird that the majority of planes don’t develop some fault or other and just fall out of the sky, taking our fragile, wingless little bodies and even more fragile little packs of complimentary peanuts with them.

Reasoning that these things were designed by geniuses and rigorously maintained by professionals (even the Ryan Air ones), I managed to drag myself back into a state of probablynot-about-to-die relative calmness. Nonetheless, it was a genuine moment of fear at my own mortality and awe at how far we’ve come as a species thanks to a relative handful of ridiculously clever people. Though hardly an everyday occurrence for me before this point, air travel was something i’d clearly not granted its full dues, but that 23 hour journey through the heavens now pushed the notion firmly into the realm of science fiction where it belonged. It made me think about the progress we’ve made and the dizzying science behind so much of what we take for granted. We were truly living in the future.... then I stepped off the plane in Australia and saw my first mullet...

Years later, that experience sticks with me (the flying round the world in a big lump of metal thing, not the mullet). It causes me to really reflect on our incredible achievements. I say “our” even though i’ve never personally designed a great flying machine or grown just the back of my hair to shoulder length. Granted it’s a doublebusy, noisy world but how often do we stop to really take it in and marvel at just how far removed we are from even our closest biological brethren? We share 99% of our DNA with chimpanzees, yet they’ve not progressed past making cups of tea and wanking in tyres hanging from trees, whilst we’ve been to the frigging moon!

WE WERE TRULY LIVING IN THE FUTURE... THEN I STEPPED OFF THE PLANE IN AUSTRALIA AND SAW MY FIRST MULLET...

Alongside our incredible human achievements lie our excesses, follies and vices. We’re quick to celebrate some of the most vacuous celebrity opinions and behaviour the TV can spit at us, making millionaires (and IT MIGHT NOT ALWAYS FEEL LIKE WE’RE Presidents) out of morons, but we rarely HEADING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION, BUT GOD stop to consider just DAMN IT’S AMAZING THAT WE’RE HEADING how miraculous it is that THERE IN A SELF-DRIVING ELECTRIC CAR ON AN we can project these LED-LIT, RECYCLED-MATERIAL SOLAR ROAD. berks into our living rooms in the first place. I’m the first to shake my head at some Sometimes we can’t wait for them to come on the telly, so we use our phones of the ills of the technological age but if you’re ever feeling disheartened or to sniff them and their drivel out online, cynical about where we’re at, goggle ruminating not a jot on how incredible at just how far we’ve come. Every that fact is in itself. It’s so normalised to second spent playing Angry Bird on the carry the world at your fingertips these tube is one not spent dying of smallpox days, we nearly forget Miami Vice were on the plain. Every minute wasted on using carphones as big as a clown’s shoe and those mofo’s were considered twitter is still one not getting gnawed on by a sabretooth tiger. It might not ahead of the curve. always feel like we’re heading in the right direction, but god damn it’s The genius inventions of a relative few amazing that we’re heading there in allow the majority of the developed a self-driving electric car on an LED-lit, world to get their rocks off in one way recycled-material solar road. or another and we don’t usually spare them a thought. If we do, like on that For every dunderheaded blunder plane, it can be almost overwhelming into the abyss we make en masse, to try to comprehend the sheer effort every degree we overheat our planet, and intellect involved. Who the hell every river we choke up with empty discovered that silicon, contained bottles of Dr. Pepper, take heart from in a particular type of sand, was a the fact there’s probably a genius magnificent semiconductor capable somewhere working on a world-saving (through myriad precision processes) solution... they’ll probably never get of hosting an integrated circuit the fame they deserve because their and millions of electronic transistor teeth aren’t as white as that prick components (their own production off The Only Way is Essex but they’re dizzying in complexity), thus forming there nonetheless, a true credit to our a “computer chip” able to retain and species.... think on that next time you deliver data to us??! Grab your mobile find yourself wanking in a tyre. and you’ll be able to find the answer ten seconds from now specifically because they did.... None of the Ian Greenland is a writer, photographer fuckwits trying to hump each other on and pilot. greenlandphotography.com Big Brother helped.

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HERE IS THE THING ABOUT... ...the 5 Love Languages

Just like our communication alters through countenance and gestures, so do the different languages of love. "The 5 Love Languages" is a book written by author Dr Gary Chapman, an international best-seller. In this ground breaking piece of literature, Chapman explains that we all speak ’love’ just like a language such as English, Dutch or French.

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At first this might sound pretty complex to you, but here is the thing, it is actually really simple! A lot of people have said that discovering the 5 love languages changed their lives in a magnificent way. It has saved marriages and relationships, simply by making the complex communication between two partners a little bit easier. Even Kelly Hurliman, wardrobe stylist to Oprah Winfrey stated: “The 5 Love Languages changed my life. It changed my marriage. There's such simplicity in its message, but I feel like it's so powerful." But, of course, we are not Oprah’s wardrobe stylist and we certainly do not believe in everything the media tells us right away… The first time I discovered this common sense approach, I actually wasn’t in love at all, but suffering from a serious heartbreak. My online psychologist - yes, I made usage of an app for this matter - told me that I would have to discover my personal love language first, before I would be ready to find the right partner. I was really excited when 5 minutes later she sent me a link to a website. There I found a free online quiz where, after completion, I would finally figure out my love language. But before I get more into the details, here is a little overview for you on the 5 languages of love and what exactly they mean:

small ones, like a flower he picked for you, a cupcake from your favourite bakery or even an unexpected tank fill. It’s about all the little things which are meant to show you that your partner really knows and cares about you. 5. PHYSICAL TOUCH Nope, this one is not merely related to sexual intercourse (although this surely is one part of it). The physical touch as your first love language means that you adore when your partner holds your hand in public, when you kiss each other, even a slight kiss on your forehead or a soft back rub when sitting in the doctor’s waiting room. Here it is all about THE TOUCH! So after quickly completing my profile and saying whether I was single or in a relationship, I went through all 30 paired statements. Each time, I had to pick the one that I found most meaningful to me. An example could have been: To me, its more meaningful when… 1. My partner gives me a gift. 2. I hear my partner tell me, "I appreciate you."

BUT, OF COURSE, WE ARE NOT OPRAH’S WARDROBE STYLIST AND WE CERTAINLY DO NOT BELIEVE IN EVERYTHING THE MEDIA TELLS US RIGHT AWAY…

1. WORDS OF AFFIRMATION If this one is your first love language, hearing your loved one telling you words of affection, praise, or appreciation such as "Baby, I love you so much," or "I appreciate you," are the most meaningful to you and very important to keep you happy in a relationship. On the other hand, if your partner doesn’t affirm you, but gets verbally aggressive, this can hurt your feelings especially.

2. QUALITY TIME Everyone loves to spend quality time with their loved one! However, if it is your first love language, it’s CRUCIAL that your partner expresses his/her affection with undivided, undistracted attention. Getting dumped on a date or being in love with someone who hasn’t got much time for you will cause a lot of misery here. 3. ACTS OF SERVICE This defines that actions speak louder than words for you, when it comes to showing and receiving love. It’s about your partner being willing to bring out the trash, showing proactiveness and willingness to help and be there for you. Someone who does not care about any of this and makes you do all the work in the relationship (and household), someone who is simply being lazy, won’t be your soulmate - trust me. 4. RECEIVING GIFTS Oh, how beautiful it is to receive those precious little gifts now and then, am I right? Here, the meaning of gifts does not refer to huge presents like that new Tiffany necklace you really want. It’s about all the gifts, especially the

The result was pretty clear, but still eyeopening: My first love language was the "Physical Touch". However, at this point, I was single and craving for someone to hold me. Moreover, in my last relationship, holding each other and kissing etc. was very rare. And one thing that this test doesn’t know about me is: I always want what I cannot have!

And so here is the thing about the 5 love languages: I redid the test just now. About 10 months after going through those questions the first time, my first love language had changed to "Acts of Services." Wow! How could this be? Was this drastic change caused by all the changes that happened in my life within those past 10 months? Or does everyone have a different love language depending on their kind of relationship? My current partner’s first love language was the "Physical Touch" and he was certainly a bit devastated when I told him that now we don’t speak the same language - lovewise. However, we both learnt something in order to best express love and affection for each other. And the payoff of speaking each other's love language will sooner or later be a deeper sense of our connection. Try the test online & read the book, whether you are single, or with your partner and see for yourself: www.5lovelanguages.com

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Brand: Belaflor Designer: Sara Da Silva Photographer: Settimio Benedusi Model: Daniele Moraes Make up artist: Liza Mayne Production: Kreoidea Special Thanks to Sonora Beach

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Sara Da Silva launched her collection of beach and fitness wear in Milan during fashion week 2016. The luxury range take its inspiration from Sara’s Italian & Brazilian heritage boasting tropical colours and styles. The collection consists of bikinis, kaftans, beach clothing and fitness wear, with three individual lines, offering women fashion for all occasions. Comfort, beauty, class and style.. that is what you can come to expect from a Belaflor woman.

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A rose can never be a sunflower, and a sunflower can never be a rose.All flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too. Let's encourage women to embrace their own uniqueness.

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How exactly is a great idea born, and which factors bring it to life and give this idea a true purpose and meaning?

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or us, Sisko Akt has been a project that we created with true love and passion, combining our different styles and personalities as sisters and offering a unique vision of fashion to the world. The outcome has been overwhelming, and after three years of working side by side, creating, producing, directing and modelling together, we can openly say that we have had the beautiful opportunity to work with extremely talented professionals from the field. We cherish our co-workers, who have become part of a big family and we thank them for unconditionally supporting our project, without them it would not have come to life in the way that it did. Another gift that resulted from Sisko Akt, has been a deeper connection as sisters, best friends, and business partners, so we can confirm that working together in family can unite and bring you closer as a team. Fashion, creativity, and travel has had an immense meaning in our lives since we were very young girls. Fashion has transcended world history and as a result, all of the social, political, and cultural changes have marked all of society deeply, in a way that fashion has become more than purchasing brands or chasing the latest trends. It is a human form of expression, as it expresses the culture we were born into, and the changes we have gone through and are constantly going through in our lives. Therefore, throughout our fashion section, we have always strived to express and reflect upon relevant subjects like cultural and historical matters and create a window to explore exotic and beautiful locations around the world whilst presenting something unique. From shooting in the driest desert in the world, to the exotic Moroccan dunes at sunset and experiencing the history of Cuba or reflecting upon the power of fashion in the corporate world, here we want to share some of our favourite editorials, and, with the end of Summer and beginning of Autumn close, it is the perfect time to enjoy an unforgettable journey of two sisters, two styles, and much more... Hasta pronto! We want to sincerely thank the Society Magazine team for gracefully handing over to us, month by month, the immense trust and freedom to express our creativity and (sometimes crazy) ideas through our passion for fashion and creative direction.

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Lovestruck

PHOTOGRAPHY: Florencia Barrios MUAH: Amaia Binen PRODUCTION, STYLING & TEXT: Sisko Akt

A romantic, sexy and fun shoot, with styling that was daring and editorial appropriate.

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Metal Couture

PHOTOGRAPHY: Jose Serrano MUAH: Jorge Sanchez PRODUCTION, STYLING & TEXT: Sisko Akt

Another unforgettable shoot where we had a last minute unexpected situation and couldn't get to the location we had in mind - so our best friend "improvisation" stepped in again! So there we were, dressed like crazy metal heroes driving a scooter through town, searching for a new location, and we found the perfect spot!

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PHOTOGRAPHY: Barbara Serrano PRODUCTION, STYLING & TEXT: Sisko Akt

Such a funny moment behind the scenes because we look glamorous on the jetski, but behind there is a whole team on a boat out at sea with crazy waves nearly knocking the boat over, and we had to keep ourselves from laughing!

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Cuba Libre

PHOTOGRAPHY: Juanlu Rodriguez MUAH: Jorge Sanchez PRODUCTION, STYLING & TEXT: Sisko Akt

Wow, when we look at these pictures, we can say that it was hands down the most challenging production of all! In fact, we had a location confirmed in a Cuban chiringuito in Marbella, and once on set, the sky turned black, there was a huge thunderstorm coming our way, so we raced against the clouds towards Mรกlaga, and had to improvise this shoot with only an hour and a half! One of the most memorable Sisko Akt shoots, storm included!

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Follow us on: @siskoakt www.siskoakt.com For fashion productions & business enquiries: Email: info@siskoakt.com Phone: (+34) 690 705 020

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Dress stripes and Bikini stripes

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LOVING TRANSITION EFFORTLESSLY FROM THE BEACH TO COCKTAIL HOUR WITH HIGH END LUXURY SILK WRAP DRESSES, KIMONOS, SWIMWEAR AND ACTIVE WEAR.

STRIKING THE PERFECT BALANCE BETWEEN COMFORT AND FEMININITY – IT’S ALL ABOUT IMPECCABLE FIT AND PERFECTLY EXECUTED SHAPES.

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Classic NATAYAKIM

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Bikini two-tone V-belt

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Bikini One shoulder colorblock

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Surfing style

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All swimwear by NATAYAKIM www.Natayakim.com

All swimwear by NATAYAKIM www.Natayakim.com

Photographer Natali Arefieva / www.nataliarefieva.com Stylist Alexandra Belous /@goldengoldstudio

Photographer: Natali Arefieva www.nataliarefieva.com

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We are once again joined by Reflections’ celebrity hairstylist Jonathan Yeadon, whose A-List clientele includes Victoria Beckham and Simon Cowell. Jonathan is loved not only for his mind-blowing colouring skills but his outrageous personality as well.

Hair and Beyond This month Jonathan talks about what’s setting the world of hairdressing on fire.

FAST TRACK LUXURY The salon seems to be inundated with all things shiny and new this month. First up, I would like to introduce Great Lengths latest innovation, GL Tape Extensions. The GL tapes are inch-long strips of 100% human hair - medical grade, hypo-allergenic with non-toxic tape. The stylist basically takes an inch-long strip of your hair about the same thickness as one GL Tape, then sandwiches it by applying a tape extension underneath and on-top by squeezing them together. Once your full-head (30-40 strips) has been applied, they’re cut into shape to look as natural as possible. They can last from six to eight weeks and you can then have them re-taped and re-applied up to three times, which makes them a much more affordable option of hair extensions. Of course, as usual, the quality of Great Lengths products are amazing.

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I would hand on my heart say that there is definitely a place for them even if it’s just due to the speed of applying them. Yes Princess Lottie felt she couldn’t scrape her hair into her usual gypsy bun, BUT they did go into her hair in under an hour, were comfortable to wear and when dressed down they looked stunning. So let’s not take Lottie’s opinion as gospel on this one! So which type of client would these work for? People who wear wefts will always wear wefts, but I feel the tapes come somewhere between bonds and wefts. Affordable, low-maintenance and super-quick to apply, what’s not to love?


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Regular readers will know about my slight obsession with the Kerastase range, so you can imagine my sheer delight when they launched their new line Kerastase Resistance Extentioniste. It stimulates the scalp, then gently detangles lengths while reinforcing and finally sealing the ends. Basically in simple terms - it’s for strengthening. If you think about it, the mid length to the ends of your hair can be anything from 2-7 years old. This hair has of course been bruised, battered and abused over the years, so it tends to be significantly weaker than the rest of the hair. The Extentioniste range consists of a length-boosting shampoo (23,00€), anti-breakage conditioner (28,50€), weekly hair mask (42,50€), and the hero product of the range, the Scalp and Hair Serum (38,50€). Containing ceramides, it’s designed to be used on both scalp and hair to restore hair fibre cuticles and protect them as they grow. It’s perfect for anyone wanting longer hair as it reinforces the structure and surface of the hair, while giving it a healthy glow.

We would like to welcome Lesley Mearns to Reflections. Scottish born and bread, she has been living on the Coast for the past two years and is like a much needed ray of sunshine in the salon. Already proving herself to be a valuable member of the team, she excels in colour and cutting. With her sunny disposition

The feedback from my clients has already been extremely positive and although it is aimed at anyone who is struggling to grow their hair, it can be used on most hair types. I mean who doesn’t want stronger hair? Did I mention that it smells dead nice as well?

PEOPLE WHO WEAR WEFTS WILL ALWAYS WEAR WEFTS, BUT I FEEL THE TAPES COME SOMEWHERE BETWEEN BONDS AND WEFTS. AFFORDABLE, LOWMAINTENANCE AND SUPER-QUICK TO APPLY, WHATS NOT TO LOVE?

she manages to put even the most nervous clients at ease. I also love her very individual look, which makes for a refreshing change to the Marbella norm. I DO like people who smile. When you have to spend 15 years working next to someone who has a natural aversion to upper lip movement, (we all know who I am talking about,) having Leslie working next to me is like having a massive hit of B12.

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I am going to shine a spotlight on my favourite hair work from the team this month. Starting with the lovely Lauren, I think this hair overhaul is a perfect example of just how good Lauren’s work is. She has mirrored the clients personality by creating a hair look which is understated, elegant and classy. Lauren started off by balayaging soft caramel tones through a very natural base. This lifted the overall look without committing the client to regular highlight appointments. As the client has naturally curly hair it has a tendency to look dry because of the lack of moisture. As soon as you start adding colour you are only going to increase the dehydration of the hair, which will make the hair look more unkept. Lauren counteracted this by using the obligatory Olaplex, (I am even advocating drinking the damn stuff.) The process was finished off with a damn good blow dry. For this look the emphasis was less is more and Lauren nailed it.

Paul has to deal with two issues here. Dehydrated hair with yellow tones. Again as this clients hair is naturally curly it leans towards being dry and the blonde process will of course only add to this issue. As hairdressers we spend most of our time trying to get rid of the yellow tones in blonde hair so Paul had to tackle the colour correction issue without making the hair condition suffer. Paul achieved this by using a cream blonde and fine ash lowlight. He finished off by applying the Nanokeratin treatment (220€), a semi-permanent hair repair and smoothing system that locks in colour and transforms dry, damaged or unruly hair into stronger, repaired hair. It eliminates bad hair days for up to 12 weeks giving you the ability to recreate salon-style blow dries with ultimate shine at home.

I just want to finish this column with the following, not wanting to be labelled a bitch or anything but you know what that say, what comes around goes around!!! Ta-Ra!

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WITH MY POST SUMMER NUTRITIONAL CLEANSE! Leila Glover, Board Certified Nutrition & Lifestyle Coach, has recently launched in Marbella to help clients up and down the coast get mind & body beautiful.

Summer is slowly winding down here on the coast. Although the summer feeling is pretty much constant all year round, many of us do get carried away & over indulge during the summer months.

program centred around nutrition, we combine healthy fresh foods with nutrient dense supplements powered by organic ingredients, adaptogenic herbs & botanicals to help the body cleanse at a cellular level.

Offering 1:1 coaching focusing on both mindset & nutrition. Using a proven system, her work comes with a 30 day money back guarantee and a free consultation. Clients can feel safe with the knowledge that Leila’s coaching really works!

For those of you that have enjoyed yourselves to the max this summer - good on you! Life is for living. My mantra has always been 80/20 everything (80% good 20% less so!) and I’d be lying if I said that there weren’t times where I’ve tilted completely the other way. We’re human and that is OK.

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Having the right tools to balance out our sins can at times, act like a get out of jail free card. After years of supporting people from around the globe to feel and look good in the body they crave (and deserve!), I have a few fabulous tools on hand that I have seen deliver amazing results time and time again.

Yes, our bodies are designed to cleanse themselves. But in today’s world we come into contact with thousands of chemicals, toxins and pollutants every single day, not to mention the added indulgence of summer: potent cocktails, overflowing wine and rich foods. So it is no real surprise that our systems become overwhelmed leading to a variety of unwelcome symptoms:

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Long term results will never come from extreme deprivation, lifestyle balance is always the key. Working with me means getting to indulge in the things you enjoy in moderation and without reliance, with no “diets” in sight. It is healthy lifestyle choices that will set you up for success that lasts. So if you feel ready to part with the odd cocktail here & there, my post summer nutritional cleanse might be just what you need to gently release the madness of the past few months. I’m offering private & free consultations to see if my program is right for you and even better, it is risk free for 30 days! If you don’t love it, get your money back!

What is Nutritional Cleansing? Nutritional cleansing is a natural, clinically proven and scientifically formulated program designed to help remove potentially harmful toxins and impurities from the body, restoring your natural balance. With the focus of the

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1. Bad skin, hair & nails 2. Premature ageing 3. Bloating 4. Diarrhea or constipation 5. Weight gain or unhealthy loss 6. Build of dangerous fats (including the toxic visceral kind) 7. Poor memory & brain fog 8. Depression, anxiety, etc.

Why Nutritional Cleanse? Using this process allows the body to ‘dejunk’ at a cellular level without the use of diuretics or laxatives - very different to the short lived results of a typical colon/juice cleanse. Instead, nutritional cleansing nourishes the body with dense nutrients allowing it to reset and recharge, whilst still metabolising (burning fat). This is known as autophagy, it is basically the body's way of recycling poor quality, unused stored waste & putting it to good use! Just some of the benefits: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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Who will benefit from adding Nutritional C leansing into their lifestyle? Just about everyone. I’ve been using this system daily, both personally, & with clients from around the globe with huge success for 4 years now and I find it to be the perfect lifestyle partner, balancing out our sins to reach health goals and - here is the key maintain them.

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Entirely flexible, this system fits nicely into all lifestyle types. So whether you live like a sinner or a saint, this approach can work for you. Not only that but you’ll benefit from 1:1 coaching with me, to ensure you get all of the support you need to reach your goals; whether that be to strip fat, build lean muscle or simply improve your overall health & well-being.

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Getting the body you crave & deserve could be as little as 30 days away!

If you think you’d benefit from releasing your summer sins or maybe you just feel ready to nourish your body from the inside out – lets chat! I have a range of 1:1 programs to suit goals, lifestyles & budgets. Getting the body you crave & deserve could be as little as 30 days away!

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My top tips to start cleansing your body today!

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Combat plaque that builds up overnight on your cells & kick start your digestive system by starting your day with a large glass of room temperature water, the juice of - fresh lemon & a pinch of salt, ideally pink (sea salt is ok!)

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A healthy gut is the key to overall health; increase your intake of high fibre foods - kale is a great detoxifier! Add a daily dose of a good quality Greek yogurt for extra probiotics (not Greek style!)

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It might seem obvious but drink lots of water especially in this heat! Dehydration is too often mistreated with food! (Unnecessary calories!)

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Dry brush to exfoliate the body, allowing your skin to shed that top layer to rejuvenate and breathe – our skin is our largest organ absorbing anything that comes into contact with it in 26 secs! Be mindful of the products you use.

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Get more quality sleep – this is when our bodies get the most rest. As boring as it sounds, every hour slept before midnight acts as 2!

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THE FASHION CHARITY EVENT WE ATTENDED...

Rosas Café's special 3-day trunk show in collaboration with fashion label Marzook.

WE ADMIRED...

The Instagramable decor of Rosas Cafe and a stunning new FW18 collection, including tote bags with feathers, black leather satchels and crystal ball inspired over the shoulder bags!

WE LOVED...

The typically welcoming and warm atmosphere at Rosas with healthy, delicious catering, such as the venue's signature cupcakes, quinoa, tuna tartar and fresh juices served in Champagne glasses.

CONGRATULATIONS & A BIG THANKS TO...

Founders Ana and Amy for hosting such an amazing first charity event!

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sweet ice cream dreams We attended...

The opening event of C’era Una Volta, an ambitious project in the middle of Puerto Banús, bringing the art of authentic artisanal Italian gelato and French patisserie to Spain! This shop is the new place in Marbella to enjoy an amazing breakfast, a quick fresh lunch, a tasty snack or just to try a real Italian coffee.

We loved...

Gelato, pastry, focaccia, natural fresh juices, salads and sandwiches, alongside an incredible atmosphere with live music, as well as the venue’s contemporary ambiance.

We were inspired by...

The professional team and the investment group’s focus on providing only the best high end and quality ingredients. Variety is the spice of life and C’era Una Volta likes variety! Every day the pastry and gelato chefs work on making fresh products with new flavours, new ingredients and new combinations.

Congratulations & a big thanks to...

The entire C’era Una Volta team for bringing us the best gelato & french pastry spot in town.

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DANCI NG I N TH E M O O NLI GHT WE ATTENDED...

A fantastic night at Kah Marbella, the new go-to location in the heart of Aloha’s golf valley. We danced until the early morning and couldn’t get enough of this stunning venue with its elegant-chic pool club and newly-opened night time restaurant! WE RUB B ED SHOULDERS WITH...

The impressive 500 guests in attendance! WE ENJOYED...

Kah’s incredible French & Mediterranean cuisine, as well as its new, innovative and exciting vibe, bringing energy, enthusiasm and sophistication to Marbella, whilst creating a distinct gastronomic and lifestyle experience! CO NGRATULATI O NS & A BI G THANKS TO...

Kah for throwing such an amazing party, which certainly was one to remember! For reservations and more info please go to www.Kahmarbella.com or call (+34) 696 690 002

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Introducing:

THE COLLECTION

WE ATTENDED...

A fantastic cocktail presentation & press conference introducing “The Collection.” A new, exclusive development by Engel & Völkers, one of the world's leading service companies specializing in the intermediation of luxury residential properties on the Golden Mile. Engel & Volkers focus on meeting the demands for new housing construction for a younger clientele. “The Collection” boasts 26 luxury semi-detached villas that started construction on the 16th of August.

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The creation of a project on the Golden Mile that will introduce the first semidetached villas with a unique, modern and organic design in an incredible location, walking distance from the ocean and the Puente Romano Hotel. Built with the highest quality materials and designed by prestigious architectural firm González Jacobson, the villas will be built with natural materials such as wood and stone in order to give a feeling of warmth to the complex.

WE ENJOYED...

Delicious catering by Wellerfors and live music by saxophonist Anthony Jimenez.

CONGRATULATIONS & A BIG THANKS TO...

Engel & Völkers for bringing such an innovative, amazing project to Marbella.

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WE ATTENDED...

Puente Romano’s popular Charity Gala boasting the perfect beach backdrop: El Chiringuito. Each year, proceeds from the gala go towards funding a deserving charitable project. This year’s funds will be helping the vital work of World Vision Kenya, the world’s largest International children’s charity, funding healthcare and tackling preventable diseases throughout northern Africa, including tuberculosis and malnutrition.

WE DANCED TO...

Live performances from internationally acclaimed artists such as up and coming popstar Travis and 90s Eurodance group Snap.

WE LOVED...

The beautiful atmosphere, endless happy faces, fantastic food and a celebration that made everyone want to get up and dance the night away.

CONGRATULATIONS & A BIG THANKS TO...

Puento Romano for providing the perfect location for this very special charity event with over 275 attendees! Thanks to all the guests and donators the Summer Gala 2018 raised a total of 50.000€!

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Anyone for Suppa Photos by Pedro Jaén

We attended... Another glorious SUPPA night at La Sala in Puerto Banús with great tunes and an infectious vibe!

We danced to... Funky beats by top British DJ Colin Francis who treated guests to his amazing selection of Dance, Hip Hop and R&B tracks.

We enjoyed... Cool drinks on this hot Summer night, as well as a fantastic atmosphere with a lot of dancing and the finest music.

Congratulations & a big thanks to... La Sala Banús for making every Thursday night a special one with their SUPPA event series.

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MAGNA SUPERCARS CONCOURS D’ ELEGANCE –

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MARBELLA IS HOME TO SOME OF THE WORLD'S MOST SPECTACULAR SUPERCARS By Ian Kuah

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orld famous for its wonderful Mediterranean climate, blue coastal waters, and spectacular mountain backdrop, Marbella attracts royalty, the rich and famous, as well as normal people, to call it their home or second home. Situated on the southernmost part of Europe facing North Africa and close to Malaga, the cultural capital of Spain’s Andalucia region, Marbella is also home to the highest concentration of supercars in the country. With owners from as far afield as Norway and Thailand these supercars and many fine classics represent a big part of the car culture here. Enthusiasts from other parts of Spain also bring their cars to Marbella to escape the greater heat from inland regions in summer, and the cold and wet weather in winter. The first formal concours d’elegance took place in Marbella in 2015. Encompassing supercars and classics, this debut event was a resounding success, and has become a highlight of the last week of

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each July ever since. While this is close to the hottest time of the year in Europe, it is also the period when many car enthusiasts take their summer vacations, arriving in Marbella with their classics and supercars.

WITH OWNERS FROM AS FAR AFIELD AS NORWAY AND THAILAND THESE SUPERCARS AND MANY FINE CLASSICS REPRESENT A BIG PART OF THE CAR CULTURE HERE. Previous events have also witnessed some beautiful classic cars in Marbella concours events. Some were even driven

hundreds of kilometres from Valencia and Pamplona in Northern Spain to take part. Cars are made to be driven and there is no better way than this. This year the Marbella event was branded as the Magna Supercars Concours d’ Elegance in honour of the first Anniversary of Marbella’s premier luxury and supercar storage company. Magna Supercars stores, maintains and sells cars for owners who are not here all the time, their high security premises a virtual Aladdin’s cave of the world’s most exclusive supercars like the Bugatti Chiron, LaFerrari and McLaren P1. The 2018 Concours d’ Elegance held


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at the Magna Marbella Golf Course on 26th July was an invitation only event for up to 80 cars and 160 VIPs. However, interest ran so high that it was quickly over-subscribed and 105 cars graced the immaculate lawns on the day. As before the event was run to the French Concours Rules so the cars were primarily rated on their visual impact; the so-called ‘wow’ factor. The judges thus rated each car by its style, beauty and elegance, which accounted for 50-percent of the points. The remaining 50-percent of the score was based on condition, authenticity, restoration (if applicable), rarity, and historical Importance.

The overall winner, which exactly met every one of these criteria, was the incredible Lamborghini Aventador J, the factory show car presented at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. This car now lives in Marbella, the perfect place for driving a roadster. Unsurprisingly, its very wealthy owner has turned down many substantial offers for the car with a big smile.

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Our in-depth motoring review

PORSCHE GT3 TOURING

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Porsche’s Porsche’s old old school school driving driving machine machine hits hits a a sweet sweet spot spot MOTORING AUTHOR, RACING DRIVER AND PHOTO-JOURNALIST IAN KUAH REPORTS ON THE

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WHILE IT SOUNDS A BIT TRITE AND HACKNEYED THE ACTION OF THE GT3 TOURING’S SHORT SHIFT GEAR LEVER REALLY DOES OPERATE WITH THE PRECISION OF A RIFLE BOLT.

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nthusiasts of Porsche’s evergreen 911 have always been divided into two camps. Some like the pure outline of the car sans spoilers, while others like the spoilers and bigger wheel arches. Meanwhile, and since the arrival of PDK yet another group has emerged to champion the manual gearbox. While Porsche never forsook the manual option in their mainstream Carrera, the search for ultimate lap times led the GT car division to a PDK only specification for the 991 GT3 of 2014, resulting in a storm of protest from purist customers.

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In response to this Andreas Preuninger and his team took a step back and released the Cayman GT4 in 2015, followed by the 911R in 2016. The success of these manual only models prompted a choice of PDK or manual gearboxes for the 991.2 GT3 launched last year. But an even better idea is the road focused GT3 Touring, which looks more discrete than its winged sister as a daily driver.

While it sounds a bit trite and hackneyed the action of the GT3 Touring’s short shift gear lever really does operate with the precision of a rifle bolt. This is one of the first things you notice when you get behind the wheel and your hand naturally falls on the short, stubby lever. At that point no self-respecting enthusiast can resist depressing the clutch and operating the shifter.

The cabin also takes on a different tone from the normal GT3. There is no rear seat or Club Sport package option with half roll cage, and the Alcantara centres of the deep bucket seats is replaced with fabric.

Some car manufacturers only provide a steering column adjustment for rake. Porsche understand the importance of a perfect driving position to both posture and long-term comfort and so


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make their steering columns adjustable for reach as well. Introduced on the 991 GT models, a small rocker switch on the front side of the bucket seat operates an electrical height adjuster. With all these separate adjustments available it is unlikely that anyone will have trouble finding their ideal personal set-up. When I drove the 991.2 GT3 at Guadix last year the 9,000rpm rev limit seemed quite natural with the PDK taking care of perfect upshifts each time, every time. And as we have seen from the likes of Le Mans winner Marc Lieb, some Porsche engineers are professional drivers too, so they know how to set up a car perfectly in every respect including the PDK gearbox’s shift points. In the GT3 Touring these lines of computer code exist in your brain, making the speed and smoothness of each shift entirely down to you as the driver. That means your mastery of heel and toe downshifts and trail braking are the icing on the cake of a fluid and rapid drive down a twisty road or around a racetrack.

In normal road driving the 1,413kg GT3 Touring is a docile beast. Considering it has to handle the Type 9A1 4.0 litre engine’s 500hp at 8,250rpm and 460Nm of torque at 6,000rpm the clutch is not excessively heavy, and nicely matches the firm weight of the throttle. This balance and linearity of steering, clutch, brakes and throttle is a defining characteristic that marks out every Porsche as a true drivers’ car.

dual mass flywheel right to the edge. They managed to reduce it a smidgen further for the GT2 RS and GT3 RS.

Featuring very over-square dimensions of 102 x 81.5mm for 3,996cc, the big displacement flat-six motor that is shared with the race bred RSR revs eagerly to a heady 9,000rpm! That also means 125.1hp/litre on a 13.3:1 compression ratio.

Compared to the PDK equipped GT3 the Touring, and indeed the mechanically identical manual base GT3 have noticeably slower 0-100km/h and 0-200km/h times of 3.9 sec and 11.4 sec respectively against the stopwatch. The 3.4 sec 0-100km/h sprint and 11.0 sec to 200km/h times show off the advantage conferred by the extra ratio and electronic controls of the PDK transmission. The manual has a 312km/h (194mph) top whack.

Where the seven-speed PDK uses an electronically controlled limited slip differential, the 15kg lighter six-speed manual is equipped with a mechanical limited slip differential featuring a 30% locking action under acceleration and 37% on the overrun. I remember Andy telling me on the 991 GT3 launch that you cannot use a single mass flywheel with PDK, so his team had to reduce the weight of the

For comfort reasons the Touring has a dual mass flywheel as well, albeit a pretty light one, and the short throws of the six-speed manual gearbox feel precise and mechanical thanks to precision metal bushes that have no lost motion.

However, such empirical stats do not allude to the all important driver grin factor of swapping your own cogs smoothly with perfect rev matching, not to mention the delight you get from perfect heel and toe downshifts on the approach to a bend.

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THE RATE AT WHICH THE SCENERY AROUND YOU GOES INTO BLUR MODE IS SO VERY DIFFERENT COMPARED TO A WIDE OPEN RACE TRACK WHERE THINGS FEEL COMMENSURATELY SLOWER.

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One thing that stands out in normal driving is the strong low-end torque of the 4.0 litre flat six. You can drive around in a relatively high ratio, say third gear at 50km/h (30mph) and get good pickup from there. I did a couple of acceleration runs through the gears, as well as intermediate gear runs starting in second and third. As always the revs soaring so high, so rapidly is a totally visceral experience with a screaming buzz saw soundtrack to match. One thing that I did notice was a difference in the way the engine came on cam between 5,000 and 9,000rpm in second and third gears. While first is over too rapidly to warrant a comment, there appears to be a discernible step in the acceleration in second gear at around 5,000rpm, while third gear is much more linear. This made me wonder if perhaps there is a line of code limiting the torque in the first two gears to help traction off the line. With so much power and torque on tap using just 4,000rpm gets the car moving along smartly on public roads. When you do get the chance to open the taps fully the speed gathering is simply astonishing, and the rate at

which the scenery around you goes into blur mode is so very different compared to a wide open race track where things feel commensurately slower. The seven-speeder in the mainstream Carrera has longer throws from a longer lever - and one gear too many for a sportscar in my opinion. And its downshift throttle blip aid is only there to make tyros who have not mastered the art of driving a manual car look like heroes. The six-speed manual used here by the GT car division is the real deal. All Porsche models are fundamentally over-braked for their engine power, something that is a basic philosophy within the company. However, I have become very used to the unimpeachable stopping power of the PCCB brakes worn by the GT3, GT3 RS and GT2 RS, which are essentially the anchors from the heavier and faster 918 Spyder. With the best road car brakes in the world as my benchmark, even in fast road conditions I found the response and retarding power of the Touring’s standard steel brakes rather marginal. Road car or not I’d tick the PCCB box on the order form every time.

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The chassis settings for the Touring are the same as the GT3 but clearly the aerodynamic downforce is less at the rear where the automatically deployed retractable spoiler and a small Gurney flap help to reduce lift at speed. “The front end is the same as the GT3 but without the rear wing we had to work more on the underbody aerodynamics to compensate,” Andy explained. “We developed a new rear diffuser in the wind tunnel that cleans up the departing airflow to reduce lift. But in the end the Touring has significantly less downforce at the rear compared to the normal GT3.” This means that the Touring is less planted at the rear in very fast corners on the autobahn and on track, but in normal road driving, especially when charging mountain roads at speeds up to 130km/h (80mph) you should not feel any difference. On the familiar country roads that I used as my test

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route turn in, mid-corner balance, and sheer mechanical grip at both ends of the Touring felt no different from its winged sister. Porsche continue to present one of the best electric power steering systems in the business. Couple this to a rear end whose active steering is so seamless it only draws attention to itself by the way the car turns in keenly and chases the apex and you have a car whose set-up is perfect as can be. Until the GT team presents the next one that is. Which brings me to the fact that times do indeed move on. Although it was only two years since I drove the 911R on more of less the same country roads and autobahns around Stuttgart, the GT3 Touring feels different enough from its spiritual predecessor to warrant both subjective and objective comment. The 911R was something of an experiment on Porsche’s part, its genesis stimulated by the hue and cry


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of traditional manual gearshift addicts and the subsequent sell-out success of the Cayman GT4. There is a tendency for outsiders to look at a car in isolation, as if each model suddenly appears as a whole and holistic entity unto itself. But the reality, especially so with the 911, which has undergone continuous development since its 1964 debut, is the step-by-step improvements seen in each succeeding model that reflect the progress in road and race technology gained with each passing year. It is therefore patently unfair for some enthusiasts to accuse Porsche of releasing the GT3 Touring as a successor to the 911R concept with an open production number that will potentially devalue the limited edition 991 GT3-based 911R. Porsche does not make the market for rare cars that rocket in value. If anything they deplore the fact that their cars are being treated as financial instruments, and that these great driving machines will be locked away in heated garages rather than being driven and enjoyed. The other fact is that Porsche had already set its model strategy way ahead to use the same next generation 4.0 litre motor in both its road and racecars. Thus the 991.2 GT3

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and its derivatives had already been planned and development underway at the time the 911R went on sale.

the 996 GT3 RS to be his first car. He and his team have been hard at work ever since improving the genre.

There is nothing sinister about this, and if some people think the GT3 Touring undermines the worth of the 911R then they are plain wrong. The fact is that each of these models is a statement of its individual era. Because of the development years that separate them these were the best cars that could be made with the available technology and expertise available to the engineers at the time. Period.

With the latest 991.2 GT3 range, they have now created a niche within a niche, offering three distinct variations within this narrowly concentrated band of pure drivers’ car.

Porsche has always had a talent for creating distinct flavours of their evergreen 911, each a complete statement in itself. The first GT3 made its debut in 1999 and Andreas Preuninger joined Weissach in time for

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The basic GT3 perfectly balances the demands of road and track, while the GT3 Touring is more biased towards road driving, and looks more subtle too. At the top of the tree the GT3 RS is a hard-core track machine par excellence, yet retains enough comfort to be used on the street. Never mind the fact that the PDK transmission makes the GT3 faster on track and easier to live with in traffic,

the Touring is about full engagement with your car on as many levels as possible in order to enjoy the subjective art of driving for pleasure, as opposed to winning that last empirical split second on track. Seen from this perspective the GT3 Touring does exactly what it says on the tin for the dedicated driver who wants to feel in total control, and enjoys mastery of the extra skill set that being quick and smooth in a manual car demands. No other car manufacturer has managed to focus one model so cleverly and so completely in so many ways, but then Porsche has had over 50 years of experience with the 911. Practice does indeed make perfect.


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Why should you surround yourself with contemporary art and how do you go about starting or enhancing your own art collection? We have spoken to an experienced art collector and established gallery owner on how to do it the right way and what should be the main objectives for both the new, curious art buyer as well as the more skilled collector.

Mattias Tönnheim, Owner and Director of Wadström Tönnheim Gallery

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rt can and should be more than a decorative piece in your home, regardless if we are talking about paintings, drawings, sculptures, objects, photos or textiles. The art that you surround yourself with is also a reflection of yourself, much in the same way that the books you have on your shelves, what kind of clothes you wear or what kind of furniture you have in your home is also. Living with art, forms part of a lifestyle which is not only mind opening but also offers multiple advantages such as pleasure, education and participation into what is going on in the world around us. A work of art that gives you pleasure and resonance will never be a bad investment. Having acquired over time a good eye, knowledge, patience and passion plus a long term plan, your art collection can become a solid economic asset. There are, however no quick fixes or easy money to be made in the art world, unless you work as a professional art dealer. The art market is one of the few unregulated markets in the world and it’s driven by knowledge, supply and demand.

We decided to have a chat with Mattias Tönnheim, gallery owner and director of Wadström Tönnheim Gallery who recently opened their second gallery in Marbella in April. Their first gallery has been based in Southern Sweden for a number of years. Their galleries are specialised in contemporary art by emerging and established artists, predominately by Scandinavian artists. Since the gallery’s expansion to Marbella, they have also added a more international roster of artists. Mattias is a seasoned collector from a very young age and knows the market fluently.

“I actually bought my first real art work from an established Swedish gallery when I was only seventeen and still in school. I invested a small part of my inheritance from my mother in a constructivist art piece by the Swedish artist Eric H Olson. I still have it, still like it and it has been a modest economic investment so far. But as a personal asset it is most revered and appreciated. Every time I look at it, it reminds me of my beloved mother and all the times she brought me to galleries or art museums. This is the beauty of collecting and surrounding yourself with quality art,” says Mattias. “I have made some really good acquisitions during my 28 years of art collecting. As a collector I always have a hard time parting with my treasured art works, even though it sometimes becomes necessary. And now as a gallery owner it is even more important what kind of art we decide to exhibit, keep, sell and support. But this is my life - art is a powerful passion for me, the gallery is my homage to my mother and my collection is part of my legacy.”

ART IS A POWERFUL PASSION FOR ME, THE GALLERY IS MY HOMAGE TO MY MOTHER AND MY COLLECTION IS PART OF MY LEGACY. - Mattias Tönnheim MATIAS DI CARLO

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Here is Mattias general tips for buying and creating a promising art collection. 1. Leave your comfort zone and do your research. Visit a lot of galleries and museums. Explore and see a lot of art and take time to find out what you really find interesting and enjoy. The art world is a global community and being part of it on any level will always give rise to new and exciting discoveries. Social media is also a powerful tool because of its’ directness and easy access. Instagram is one platform that has become very useful in recent years due to the high concentration of artists and galleries who share their work there. Don’t be afraid to ask questions about the art or the artist (for example, where did the artist get their education, where has the artist been exhibited and is there a statement/text about the artist or the art work that you can read etc.). When you have found what you like, google the artists and the

gallery, read reviews about the exhibitions they made, what galleries, art fairs and shows have they been in. Knowledge is king. 2. Don’t only decorate with art. Buy what reflects you as an individual, not only what fits next to the dining table or above the sofa. Your taste will probably change over the years. It’s normal and don’t be afraid of this. If you get bored with a piece – sell it. Always buy art with your eyes - never with your ears. And remember great art will outlive most of your furniture and even yourself.

dealer to an accomplished stock broker that helps you with your savings, as many of the same principles apply - build trust and relationships via personal meetings, shared passions and if necessary take references and do a background check on the people you are going to trust with your money. If they cannot, or will not, answer your questions, don’t do business with them.

3. Develop a strong relationship with one or a couple of galleries and art dealers and trust their judgement. While collecting art may only be your hobby, it is always going to be their full time job. This is crucial if you don’t have the time to invest but would still like expert advice. You can compare a serious gallery or art

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ALWAYS BUY ART WITH YOUR EYES, NEVER WITH YOUR EARS. Only buy art from serious galleries that operate a proper business, who can vouch for the artists that they represent and serve. That includes everything from transparent information about the artists to authenticity papers (provenance) and of course proper receipts for your purchases. Remember that there are no guarantees that the art that you buy is going to increase in value and the same applies for any investments in the general financial markets. Because the art market is unregulated, it needs to be approached with a level head. Watch out for Ponzi scheme (pyramid scheme) art dealers that promise any fixed increase in value of the art that they offer. If you want to invest larger sums of money into art, always consult with an independent art appraiser or a public auction house first before parting with your money.

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4. Don’t speculate - calculate. Speculating is a risky business and if you have an appetite for that, you should also be prepared to lose what you have invested. Buy only the art that you can afford. If the time comes when you want to resell an artwork it is often all about timing. If you have a trusted relationship with your gallery or art dealer, they

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will be happy to share their art market expertise to avoid any major mistakes and often they will help you to resell the artwork. Especially if its’ by an artist that they represent and may have a long waiting list for. Plan ahead and try not to compromise with quality. If you have your eyes set on an artist’s work, come early to the exhibition opening so you have the chance to get the piece that you really want. Too many art collections contain B-list works by A-list artists, because the collector simply wanted to buy the name. If you time it right, the rewards can be exponentially greater.

HAVING ACQUIRED OVER TIME, A GOOD EYE, KNOWLEDGE, PATIENCE AND PASSION PLUS A LONG TERM PLAN, YOUR ART COLLECTION CAN BECOME A SOLID ECONOMIC ASSET. 5. Last but not least - have fun and enjoy your art. If you live with your art collection, or some parts of it, you can savour and enjoy it every day or whenever it pleases you. Invest in art you like and in artists you believe in. It will enhance your life, probably impress some of your friends and family plus it will make your life and home richer in ways that you can’t yet believe and hopefully also improve your economy, though that is an added bonus.

Here are three standard sized levels of budgets plus some clear and concrete tips of what contemporary art to collect. And remember it is important that the artists you consider have been recognized in some public way. For example that they have been published, critically acclaimed, received prestigious awards and/or grants.

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Emerging and nationally established artists with representation at an established gallery that has a respected gallery program and take part in international art fairs. Examples of artists are:

Emerging and nationally established artists with representation at an established gallery that has a respected gallery program and take part in international art fairs. A plus if they have been sold for the “right” price on the secondary market. Examples of artists are:

• DANIEL FLEUR, a young emerging Swedish artist.

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• CHARLOTTE WALENTIN, established artist from Sweden.

• MATIAS DI CARLO, established artist from Argentina based in Ronda/Spain.

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he world used to be a simpler place. There were less directions for an average life to go, less choices, less distractions. Even in the busiest commercial centres, life’s path was set. A typical day for Crud, a medieval commoner in pre-London “Lundenwic” involved being woken at 4am by being pecked on the head by a fat chicken. Yawning through a toothless mouth, he’d trundle out of his mud hut, down a muddy lane to the mud quarry where he’d spend 14 hours digging mud and loading it into a muddy horse drawn cart. His father did this before him, and his father too. Over three generations, between the hours of 4.30am and 6.30pm (or as close as could be measured from the sun) no thought was had that didn’t involve mud. Trudging home in a near delirious state of fatigue each evening, he’d be passed by the cart, splashing muddy water onto his mud-caked clothes. Once back at his muddy home, he’d grunt at his muddy wife and muddy children before collapsing into his muddy chair to a meal of mud and onions. He’d spend a brain-dead hour methodically scraping the day’s mud from his body, only just reaching the previous day’s layer before passing out exhausted. He dreamed of mud.... and hunger. A hunger he could neither understand nor quantify, but that gnawed at his sleep and his gut. Was there more to all this? Could his mud-ravaged brain conceive another path?.... NO! there was ONLY mud.... and onions. As dawn broke, he awoke to a fat chicken pecking him on the head and trudged hungrily into the mud once more.... Cut to 2018 and a 28 year old man named Beckett wearing jeans too tight for the average 6 year old girl zips along the pavement in Shoreditch on a microscooter too small for the same 6 year old girl. His job selling multi-user social media

CELEBRITIES, GLOBAL BRANDS AND AMERICAN PRESIDENTS VIE FOR OUR ATTENTION 140 CHARACTERS AT A TIME. WE IGNORE REAL PEOPLE SAT OPPOSITE US AS WE CULTIVATE OUR VIRTUAL RELATIONSHIPS.

integration platforms to integrated multimedia social user platforms doesn’t start till 10am and he’s making the most of his commute. Whilst waiting for his SkimmedSoya Mocha Frappucino (“Fairtrade soya, paper straw...”), he bangs down a couple of vegan energy balls and checks his Bitcoin stock whilst posting a selfie of himself checking his Bitcoin stock to Instagram with the hashtag #JustCheckingMyBitcoinStockLOL …. he’s also taking a piss at this point. As he adjusts the hang on his tiny, pointless £300 scarf thing (It’s July), grabs the wrong drink off the counter, then scoots out of Starbucks, mis-interpreting the bemused looks and shaking heads of other patrons for awe-struck reverence, he muses on where he’ll take holiday number three this year. It has to have just enough old-world culture to brag about, but also enough high-speed WiFi to do so. He’s struggling to type on google whilst scootering so he cleverly decides he’ll have a proper search online at work. He’s already picturing the LIKES on his heavily filtered travel shots as he cuts across the pedestrian crossing two seconds after the green man turns red. “That shit’s for pedestri-tards” he thinks, the sounds of Arcade Fire in his headphones drowning out the sounds of angry motorists shouting “SCOOTER WANKER!” He arrives at the office with the wrong coffee, piss on his shoes and total ignorance of the fact that 400 yards away an old man is giving his car insurance details to an angry cabbie whose rear bumper he rammed at the lights. But who gives a shit right, cos his tiny, pointless scarf thing cost £300 and he works in the FUCKING media - it doesn’t get any sweeter. So how did we arrive at this new normal? No doubt a dizzyingly complex intersection of both the agrarian and industrial revolution, cultural anthropology, technological innovation, capitalist expansion and tiny, pointless fucking scarf things, but for the purposes of my rapidly diminishing word count, let’s skip a few steps and just say we replaced mud with the internet. There are now a million paths to travel in life, with thousands of expensive trains and cheap flights just a click away. Celebrities, global brands and American Presidents vie for our attention 140 characters at a time. We ignore real people sat opposite us as we cultivate our virtual relationships. We have to put

messages on the great big screen at the cinema to encourage us in vain not to look at the tiny screens in our pockets for just two hours while the great big screen we paid £12 to look at is on. We drive our cars while we talk on our phones. We work on our phones while we look after our kids and we shop on Amazon while we work. But it’s cool, because what we’re doing is “multitasking” right? We’re having our cake and eating it. We’re “getting shit DONE!” We’re “kicking names and taking... errrm... ass?.....” ... And there you have it; science has proven that much as technology has emboldened us to spin several plates at the same time, true, flawless multitasking is a myth. Researchers have shown through MRI brain scans that we’re really not concentrating on several tasks simultaneously, but switching our attention rapidly from one to another, and the result isn’t the beautiful symphony of efficiency we tell ourselves it is. Attempting to complete several tasks at the “same” time actually significantly reduces overall productivity, with a measurable lag occurring each time the brain must switch its focus.

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So try not to glance at your computer screen the next time someone’s talking to you because you might miss them say they love you. Don’t text in the car because you’ll crash the car and accidentally call your boss a flange. Don’t brush your teeth while drinking orange juice because it’s gross. Don’t LITERALLY walk off a cliff while playing Pokémon Go (this happened) and don’t read SOCIETY at work.... just quit your job. Stop living in the multitasking myth - Yes, the plates are all spinning, but look more closely and you’ll see two of the plates are dirty, one’s chipped and the other one’s a fucking frisbee! Slow down to speed up. Concentrate on one type of task at a time, get it done right, then move on to the next. You’ll get more done with less stress and your brain will thank you for it - Kicking ass and taking names. Ian Greenland, greenlandphotography.com

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The vegan community has been in existence for a while now; and while many vegans swear that following a plant based diet vastly improved their health, making them feel more energetic and stronger, others, especially athletes, have stated that after a long time of living the vegan lifestyle, their muscular strength began to disappear. However, as we are living in the digital age where endless information is hitting us via the internet, the real question is: What should we believe, what trends should we follow and what is actually healthy?

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n September 2015, the conspiracy documentary "What the Health" was released on Netflix, featuring filmmaker Kip Andersen who is a proactive believer and follower of the vegan movement as well as award-winning co-director Keegan Kuhn, who has previously worked on other films about gender inequality, animal rescues, Buddhism and environmental destruction. In "What the Health," Anderson provides us with the disturbing facts of reality. He

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uncovers how we can actually prevent and even reverse chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart diseases and cancer with a vegan lifestyle. Medical doctors, researchers, and consumer advocates have paid tribute to the film for unveiling the corruption within the government and various large businesses within the health sector. When I first watched the movie, I was following a normal, supposedly "healthy"

diet that consisted of meat, dairy, corn, veggies, fruit and once in a while, sugar. However, after eating a steak with salad and potatoes, I did feel extremely full and my energy levels were empty. My favourite quote from the movie states: "Why would you drink the milk from a cow which was originally produced for its calf?" Yes, why? (I formerly believed that drinking milk would strengthen my bones and certainly cure the worst kinds of hangover.) Now I see I was wrong.


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And how do I feel? The first couple of days were rough! My stomach was aching and it felt like my whole body needed to adjust to the new diet. I felt tired and pretty exhausted. However, after about a week, I saw the results: Not only was I able to loose some pounds and keep my weight steady, I also experienced that my energy throughout the day had highly increased. In short, I felt reborn. Now I am actually able to eat a big portion of food, without ever having the feeling that my body needs Not only was I able to loose some pounds and keep a long time to digest it. Even after my weight steady, I also experienced that my energy consuming a large throughout the day had highly increased. In short, I piece of chocolate cake in a local felt reborn. vegan restaurant, I felt perfectly fine and ready to go for a run.

From a completely logical point of view, this statement, which I never thought about before, definitely made me have a think about what I’ve been consuming for years. And let’s not start with the discussion about pesticides and antibiotics fed to the animals which cause abscesses and other diseases for the animals that we, in the end, consume. The list of what is going wrong when it comes to food production and healthcare beliefs is endless! If meat and dairy products actually cause us to get diabetes etc., which makes us spend our money on healthcare, pills and treatments, which obviously the pharmaceutical sector profits and survives from, then don’t you think there must be a tiny bit of truth in what Kip is trying to tell us? And after seeing actual cases in the movie of people who suffered from all those diseases, but were able to get off their medication and cure themselves by going vegan for only two weeks, definitely made my jaw drop! If a plant-based diet is everything we need to sustain a heathy body, then why don’t we just try it at least?

So, here is what I did: I changed my diet. I have been testing the vegan lifestyle for about two months now. However, let’s be honest here: I occasionally eat fish and very rarely though, consume meat and milk products. What that means: I do eat small amounts of meat and dairy maybe once within a time frame of two weeks. However, at home I have been following a straight vegan diet.

If my dietary change will, in the end, help me to not suffer from any of the above mentioned diseases can of course not be said yet. But still, the vegan lifestyle has brought a huge change into my life, many colourful recipes and food that is actually very tasty, making me feel great and giving me the satisfaction that in some way, I am contributing to a better world. What I truly believe in is that everyone needs to find their own diet. If you feel like you want to make a change, instead of following the straight rules of one specific diet, go and create one of your own! Everybody is different and finding the right balance between enjoying your food and feeling awesome can be hard to find. Try to actually listen and hear what your body is telling you. Experience the feeling after you eat specific kinds of food and then adjust your diet. The only thing you should keep in mind is if right now your body is telling you to get a Big Mac, you probably need to wash your ears…

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Upon entering Les Deux for the first time, you encounter a Parisian chic environment replicating the charm of a typical patisserie in Paris. The decor, with its beautiful pastel tones and upscale design, has attracted the attention of a very high number of bloggers who have been welcomed through the doors to enjoy the Les Deux experience. Each of the Les Deux venues brings a sexy ambiance, whether you come

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Rosé season is slipping behind us, but summer lingers and so does our thirst for cool white wines. Dry crisp whites that we love with salads and fish or just for sipping during the first hot days of summer when we don’t want heavier alcohols are now seeming a bit boring - time to try white wines that offer more punch to take us into the first days of autumn.

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pain is giving us some good alternative wines these days. Spanish wines to many people mean either those big fullbodied red Riojas and Ribera del Dueros that are great if you’re having a hearty meal centred around rich meats or sharp Galician whites that demand freshly caught seafood. That’s changing partly because most of us no longer eat the way our grandparents did. A winemaker near Pesquera, in Ribera, told me that red Crianzas have grown in popularity in recent years because young, urban wine drinkers eating lighter foods demand an aged Rioja red without the heaviness of Reserva or Gran Reserva wines. Crianzas

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are oaked just one year, versus up to several years for the others.

RIOJA LEADS THE WAY Rioia is now leading the charge for whites that match the foods we are eating today, although these wines still account for less than 10% of the region’s wine. Earlier this year the wine producers’ organisation opened a marketing campaign to promote more variety and new, younger-style wines, whites in particular. To make sense of them, it helps to realize that this one area alone has many white grapes: Viura is the most widely grown;

other officially approved ones are Malvasía, Garnacha Blanca, Tempranillo Blanco, Maturana Blanca, Turrentés and Verdéjo, in addition to what are known as international grapes because they are grown worldwide (Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc). Do look for single grape wines, be brave and try some unfamiliar ones. David Schwarzwälder, one of the world’s top Rioja specialists, says that the change to more interesting whites began in 2016, so we are just now starting to see these bottles on shelves. And yes, changing tastes are behind the new wines. “We’re seeing consumers looking for more information on producers. We’ll be


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Catalonia planting whites traditionally mean sweet and a bit heavy, has “garage” wines from new, young producers who offer a bigger range of whites – look for new-style wines from Randa and Mijas. It’s paying off. Rioja carried home 117 medals from the highly regarded Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2018, the third world region for number of medals. Raül Bobet Encus

HOT NEW WINEMAKERS Look for wines from Envínate, a company that consists of a small group of mobile winemakers who were wine school friends. They make wines in Extremadura, Almansa, Galicia and some remarkable ones in Tenerife. They are just getting started in Montilla.

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seeing more village wines, single grape [as opposed to blends] wines, wines from manual harvests and single vineyards. And officials are backing these changes – they see it as a way of communicating more about the region’s wines.” Big producers are getting the message and broadening their range of whites, too.

BORN-AGAIN WINE REGIONS It isn’t just Rioja that is bringing us new and more interesting white wines. Catalonia, famous for the past 30 years for Prioratstyle reds, and Galicia with its seaside wines are expanding their offers. Even Andalusia, where Malagà

Jorge Monzón’s Dominio del Aguila is a funky independent winery in Ribera del Duero which makes wines unlike others you find there. He does curious things like complanting different grape varieties in the same patch of vineyard, an old village practice that fell out of fashion years ago. Monzón has shown you can get beautiful wines this way. In Catalonia and Basque country Raül Bobet of Castell d’Encus is making superb if expensive, hand-crafted wines that are eye openers. He was a top manager at Spain’s wine giant Torres for years before he decided to create his own line of wines that show Spain’s true potential. Tip: wine tourism everywhere is now focusing on mixing sport and wine – why not head up to Catalonia in October for the popular wine walk/race through the vineyards sponsored by world-class winery Mas Doix, followed by a great meal and chance to sample some of their creative new wines. Details at http://www.masdoix.com/News-Events


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FLUENT FINANCE Location: Tales de Miletos 11, Edif. Banana Beach, Blq. C3, Marbella, Tel. 952 92 64 81, fluentfinanceabroad.com GLOBAL WEALTH MANAGEMENT Tel. 952 768 376, gwm-ltd.com HOLA CREDITO Location: CC Negocios Puerta de Banús (opposite Iceland). Tel. 951 319 538 holacredito.com HiFX Tel. 951 20 39 86, hifx.co.uk IBEX Location: CC. Benavista, Local 3, Estepona, Tel. 952 88 71 25, ibexinsure.com JYTSKE BANK Location: 76, Main Street, Gibraltar +350 20072782, jyskebank.com LLOYDS BANK Tel. 902 02 43 65, lloydsbankinternational.es

Bars & Clubs BAR SIX Avd. del Prado, Aloha T. +34 951 319 436 AQWA MIST Location: Beneath La Sala Tel. 951 506 248, aqwamistbanus.com ITAPU Location: Calle Revuelta 18, Cancelada, Estepona, Tel. 952 88 79 04 NEWS CAFÉ Location: Lugar Muelle de Ribera, Tel. 952 81 21 31 OLD JOY’S PUB Location: Frontline Puerto Banus, Tel. 952 81 42 83, oldjoyspub.com SINATRA BAR Location: The Marina, Puerto Banus, sinatrabar.com

MONEYCORP Tel. 952 587 657, moneycorp.com/spain

SEVEN Location: Avenida Muelle de Ribera, Puerto Banús, Tel. 672 70 20 85, sevenpuertobanus.es

NORDEA BANK Tel. 952 816 925 nordeaprivatebanking.com

LA SUITE Location: Hotel Puente RomanoTel. 630 962 852 suiteclubs.com

SANTANDER Lugar Muelle de Ribera, 3-4, Puerto Banus,Tel. 952 81 76 45, bancosantander.es

THE LIVING ROOM Location : Avda. Del Prado, Urb. Aloha Gardens bloque 1, Tel. 619 06 11 47


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THE PLAYWRIGHT Location: C. Manzana, Local 18, Pueblo Los Arcos, Elviria, Tel. 952 86 88 98, theplaywrightmarbella.com THE STUDIO Location: Avda. Del Prado, Urb. Aloha Gardens bloque 1, Tel. 951 31 97 42 TIBU Location: Plaza Antonio Banderas, Puerto Banus, Tel. 952 81 09 18, tibubanus.com

Beach Clubs PURO BEACH Carretera de Cádiz, km 159, Estepona T. +34 952 800 015, purobeach.com FINCA CORTESIN Tel. 952 93 78 00, info@hotelcortesin.com fincacortesin.com NIKKI BEACH Location: Hotel Don Carlos Tel. 952 836 239, nikkibeach.com PLAZA BEACH Reservations: Tel. 677 64 47 37 info@ultimapromotions.com plazabeachbanus.com SALA BY THE SEA Location: Urb. Villa Marina, Nueva Andalucia, Tel. 952 81 38 82, salabeach.com

Beauty & Health

SALON LA VIDA Urb. Aloha Pueblo, Local 23, Nueva Andalucia. T: 952 92 91 06/680 238 480, hairdressermarbella.com BARDOU Location: Playas del Duque, Puerto Banús. thebardou.com MEGAWHITE T. +34 671 404 393 contact@anettabeauty4u.com ARIA MEDICAL GROUP Location: Centro Peninsula 8, Camojan Tel. 951 276 748 / 671 639 353 ariamedicalgroup.com BODYWORKS Tel. 952 883 151, thebodyworksclinic.com BOUTEE HAIR AND BEAUTY Location: Avenida del Prado, Plaza de Aloha, Nueva Andalucia, Tel. 952 816 031 CENTRO CHINESE ACUPUNCTURE Location: Centro Comercial Casablanca, Office 3, Crta de Cadiz Tel. 952 900 626, acupuncture-marbella.com CIRUMED CLINIC MARBELLA Location: Edif. Panorama, Planta baja, Local 2 Ctra. De Cadiz, km 184 Tel: 952 775 34 cirumed.es alexanderaslani.com/alexander-aslani.es CLASSICAL ACUPUNCTURE Tel. 952 883 151 / 693 939 188 5element-acupuncture.com

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CLINICA DENTAL SORIANO Location: Edificio Marbelsun, Calle Calvario 8, pl. 6, arpt. 11, Marbella, Tel. 951 317 021, cdsoriano.com

MARK DENTAL CLINIC Location: C. C Benavista, Puerto Banus and Fuengirola Tel. 951 272 267 / 952 810 408 / 952 917 164 markdentalclinic.com

CORTIJO CARE MARBELLA Location: C/ Joaquin Turina, Cortijo Blanco, San Pedro de Alcantara, Marbella. Tel. 952 780 18, c ortijocare.com

OCEAN CLINIC Location: Av. Ramon y Cajal 7, Marbella Tel. 951 775 518 oceanclinic.net

COSMOCLINIC AND ISABELLE’S Location: Carretera de Cadiz N340, Urb. Marbella Real, Local 1. Tel. 952 815 944

Q MAX LASER TREATMENTS @ THE WELLNESS STUDIO Los Naranjos Golf Club Plaza Cibeles, Nueva Andalucia. Contact Sara Tel: 628936396

COSTA COSMETICA BEAUTY Location: C/Marqués del Duero 68, San Pedro de Alcántara Tel. 952 703 304

REFLECTIONS HAIR NAILS AND SKINCARE Location: Centro Plaza Tel. 902 325 324, reflectionsmarbella.com

CRYSTAL HEALING ENERGY CENTRE Location: No.35 A7 Centro Comercial Costasol - (166km). Bel-Air Estepona. Tel: 697 972 032 thecrystalenergyhealingcentre.com DENTAL CARE: C.C. Laguna Village, A-7, km.159, Estepona Tel. 952 936 552 / 615 071 563 dentalcaremarbella.com DYNAMIC TRAINING CENTRE MARBELLA Tel. 952 775 021 dynamicmarbella.com EL OCEANO BEACH HOTEL RESTAURANT & SPA Urb Miraflores Playa, Crta. A7 km.199, Marbella. Tel. 952 587 550, oceanohotel.com ENN CARE Location: Marbella Golf and Country Club, Ctra de Cádiz, N-340 Km 188, 29604, Marbella Tel. 663 048 477 enncare.com HC MARBELLA Tel.952 908 628 marbellahighcare.com HEALTHOUSE Urbanización Boladilla Baja, Esetepona 29689 Tel. 951 082 090 healthhouse-naturhouse.com LOOK YOUR BEST Location: Calle Ramon Areces, Marina Banús, Edificio III Local 3, Puerto Banús Tel. 951 134 990 lookyourbest.es LONG LIFE CLINIC Tel. 952 77 07 14, team@longlifeclinic.com MARBELLA’S COSMETIC DENTAL CLINIC Location: Plaza las Orquideas 2, Exit 173,5 Casino, Nueva Andalucia, Tel. 952 907 173, marbelladentalart.com MARBELLA CHIROPRACTIC Location: Urbanizacion Guadalmina Alta, Centro Comercial 4, Local 8, San Pedro de Alcantara. Tel. 952 880 398 marbellachiropractic.com MARBELLA VEIN CLINIC Location: Camojan Business Centre, Office 12 Tel. 952 867 003 marbellavein.com MARION DIAS Tel. 711 771 972 info@hypno-therapeutiques.co.uk hypno-therapeutiques.co.uk

PURE SKIN BEAUTY ROOM @The Wellness Studio Los Naranjos Golf Club Plaza Cibeles, Contact Sofia Tel: 661 279 575 pureskin.es RAFAEL BUENO PELUQUEROS CELEBRITY HAIR STYLIST Tel.: 952 107 196 info@rafaelbuenopeluqueros.com rafaelbuenopeluqueros.com SINERGIA PILATES Avda. de Espana 62, Estepona Sinergiapilates.es THAI MITICA Calderon de la Barca, 48, Nueva Andalucia + 34 951 279 250 thaimitica@my.com THE HOUSE HAIRDRESSING Pino Golf de Don Carlos, Coto de los Dolores, Local 28, Elviria +34 952 835 317 Thehousehairdressing.com THE BARBER CLUB Ed. Online, Local 6. Calle Las Malvas Nueva Andalucía Tel. 952 907 202/203 thebarberclubmarbella.com THE BEAUTY ROOM SAN PEDRO Tel: 655 013 064, beautytherapistmarbella.com THE NAIL PLACE Location: Av Manolete, Tel. 952 818 636 thenailplacemarbella.com TITANIUM CLINIC Location: CC Marbella Mar,2. Local 8 CN 340, Km179 Tel. 952 901 442 / 615 350 476 titaniumclinic.com VILLAR-ARAGON CLINIC Plaza Joaquin Gomez Aguera 4, Marbella Tel. 952 823 155 clinicavillararagon.com WOOD HAIRDRESSING Location: C.C Le Village, Ctra de Istan Tel. 952 771 791 wood-hairdressing.com

GIBRALTAR & SOTOGRANDE APHRODITE BEAUTY Location: 26/27 Ocean Village, Gibraltar Tel. +350 20062422 STEPHANIE’S BEAUTIFUL BEGINNINGS Tel: +350 54012896 / +350 54015841, stephaniesbb@outlook.com


La Discret Restaurant, Grill & Garden is a lovely Spanish Hacienda recently renovated with Taste, Style and Elegance. Our chef Herman Stephan has designed an exquisite menu with French influences. A list of the most iconic cocktails will provide you with another “excuse” to extend you dinner with us!

Avenida Los Girasoles Nº 23

+ 34 951 334 473

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SUSANS SKIN CARE Location: Specialist Medical Clinic 1st Floor ICC, Gibraltar Tel.+350 20049999  susanskincaregibraltar.com

Boutiques & Stores BOUDOIR BOUTIQUE Locaton: Cl Las Violetas nº4-5, Marbella. Tel. 952 813 068, info@boudoir.es, boudoir.es DE LA FUENTE Calle Sierra Blanca 1, Marbella. Tel: 952 90 20 80 LOFT & ROOMERS Oasis Business Center, Ctra. De Cádiz KM 183. Tel: 952 77 21 39, loftroomers.com

Cafés

BANG & OLUFSEN Location: Puerto Banús Main entrance. Tel: 95 281 72 50. Bang-olufsen.com

D’ALICIA Location: Centro Commercial El Pilar (opposite the Crowne Plaza Hotel) Estepona Tel. 952 823 761

ELLE MORGAN BOUTIQUE Location: Unit 31 Laguna Village (next to Purobeach) Tel. 647 869 831 FASHION VILLA Location: Paseo de Suiza, Elviria, Tel. 952 85 05 01 FEYDOM MUEBLES Pol. Ind. Nueva Campana, Nave, Nueva Andalucia, 15, 29660. Tel. 951 51 87 87, feydom.es

NIMROD MESSEG Calle Aluminio 6, Marbella. Tel: 952 85 74 39, nimrodmesseg.com

HOT OFF THE PRESS Location: Calahonda Commercial Centre Unit 7, Calahonda Tel. 952 930 392 hotpgreen.com

TIMELESS GALLERY Avda. José Banus s/n Edf. Málaga ll, Local 24. Tel: 670 256 275, timelessgalleryart.com

MARBELLA CARPETS Location: Edif. Casablanca, Bulevar Principe Alfonso von Hohenlohe Tel. 952 773 765 marbellacarpets.com

UNIQUE FIRES Tel: 951 27 74 43, uniquefires.com

TWIST BOUTIQUE Location: Centro Comercial La Colonia, San Pedro de Alcantara, twistboutique.es

ANTONIO SEIJO Location: Avenida Ramón Y Cajal 7, Marbella Tel. 952 900 140, antonioseijo.com

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ANTHONYS DIAMONDS Location: Avenida Ramon y Cajal 40 Tel. 952 588 795 anthonys-diamonds.com

YORKSHIRE LINEN Location: Avenida de Andalucia (Av Carmen Saenz De Tejada), Nave 11. Tel. 952 197 577, yorkshirelinen.es

DEZENTRAL Location: Calle las Malvas Ed. Online 19 -20, Marbella Tel. 952 81 86 48 NELI G’S Location: Complejo Los Palmeras de Benavista El Paraiso, Estepona, Tel. 952 928 576, neligs.com PAN Y MERMELADA Location: Urb. Marbella Real16, Avda. Bulevar Principe Alfonso de Hohenlohe, Marbella Tel. 952 86 63 23, panymermelada.com PASSION CAFÉ Location: Calle Marqués del Duero, 68, Marbella, Tel. 952 78 03 44, passioncafe.eu/es SMALL WORLD CAFÉ Location: C.C. Le Village Tel. 952 771 046 smallworldcafe.com

Car dealerships & Rentals CAR GALLERY Location: Calle Pablo Ruiz Picasso s/n, Edif. Ferroman, San Pedro de Alcantara Tel. 952 799 260, F1cargallery.com


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C. DE SALAMANCA Location: Ctra.N 340, Km.171, San Pedro de Alcantara, Tel. 952 78 52 50

PALACIO DE CONGRESOS MARBELLA Location: Calle Jose Melia 2 Tel. 952 828 244, marbellacongresos.com

EL PARAISO GOLF CLUB CN 340, km 167, Estepona 296880 Tel. 952 883 835 elparaisogolfclub.com

EUROPCAR Tel. 902105055, europcar.com

PEDRO SANCHEZ RIDING Location: Ctra. de Ronda Tel. 952 788 189

HARO Location: Urb El Pilar, Estepona, Tel. 952 883 122, haro-rentacar.com.

SALON VARIETES THEATRE Location: C/ Emanicipacion, s/n Fuengirola Tel. 952 474 542 salonvarietestheatre.com

FINCA CORTESIN GOLF CLUB Location: Carretera de Casares s/n, Casares Tel. 952 937 883 fincacortesin.com

MALAGA CAR Tel. 952 17 62 25, malagacar.com RACING LEGENDS Location: Urb. Nueva Andalucia Pol. Ind. Nueva Campana, nave 86, 29660 Marbella Tel. 637 93 79 59

Delis DELISH Location: Calle Las Malvas 12. 29660 Nueva Andalucía Tel. 952 907 627 / 609 500 340 / 610 733 050, delishmarbella.com KOBE Location: Plaza Las Orquideas 6 y 7, Nueva Andalucia Tel. 951 398 618 / 628 330 396 / 665 119 263 DELICIAS DE LA HUERTA Location: C.Comercial Odeon, Local 1, Nueva Andalucia, Tel. 952 816 796, 628 330 396

Drink Suppliers BEERS WINES AND SPIRITS Calle Manuel Franco Cubeiro 28 Nave 4 Poligono Industrial El Pinillo Torremelinos, Tel:+34 952 373 233 bwsdrinksdistribution.com D-WINE Location: Calle Norte 2, Marbella, (Take exit for Cortijo Blanco, immediately after the San Pedro) Tel. 952 81 44 46, d-wine.es

Entertainment CINE TEATRO GOYA Carrer de Av. Julio Iglesias, Marbella. T.951 196 665 / 951 196 666, cinesteatrogoya.com COSTA JUMP Poligono Industrial, fase 2, Calle Carril de Picaza, San Pedro de Alcantara (ITV & Parque 3 Jardines) Tel: 952 787 018, costajump.com AVENTURA AMAZONIA Location: Avda. Valeriano Rodriguez Tel. 952 835 505, aventura-amazonia.com ESTUDIO61 Location: Calle Notario Luis Oliver 9, Tel. 672 296 074 estudio61.com HOUSES OF ART GALLERY Marbella Club Hotel Blv. Pr. Alfonso von Hohenlohe, Marbella, Tel. 952857196 MARBELLA POLO CLUB info@marbellapoloclub.com, Tel. 639 30 85 55, marbellapoloclub.com

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FLAMINGOS GOLF CLUB Location: Ctra de Cadiz KM 166 Tel. 952 889 157 flamingosgolf.com

SELWO Autovia Costa del Sol, KM 162,500, Estepona, Tel. 902 19 04 82, selwo.es

LA CALA GOLF RESORT Location: Urb. La Cala Golf, Mijas Costa Tel. 952 669 000 lacala.com

TEAM4YOU Location: Puerto Banus Tel. 619 987 093 team4you.es

LA QUINTA GOLF ACADEMY Location: Urb. La Quinta Golf, Nueva Andalucia Tel. 902 204 208 laquintagolf.com

TIMELESS GALLERY Location: Avda. Jose Banús S/N, Edificio Málaga II, Marbella. T +34 670 25 62 75 W timelessgallerygroup.com

LOS NARANJOS GOLF CLUB Location: Plaza Cibeles, Nueva Andalucia Tel. 952 815 206 losnaranjos.com

Event Venues CORTIJO DEL MARQUES Location: Albolote (Granada). Tel. 958 340 077, cortijodelmarques.com LE PAPILLON Location: Urbanización Marbesa (Exit Camping Marbella Playa) Carretera de Cádiz Km. 193 Marbella T: 952 834 113; restaurantepapillon.com

MARBELLA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB Location: Ctra de Cadiz, N-340 KM 188 Tel. 952 830 500 marbellagolf.com MONTE PARAISO Location: C/ Camino de Camojan s/n, Sierra Blanca Tel. 952 822 781 monteparaisogolf.com SAN ROQUE CLUB CN 340, Km 127, 11360 San Roque, Cádiz, Tel. 956 61 30 30, sanroqueclub.com

SALA BEACH Location: Urb. Marina Villa (beachside) Tel. 952 813 882 salabeachbanus.com

SANTA MARIA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB Location: Urb. Elviria, Ctra. Cadiz-Málaga, KM 192, Elviria Tel. 952 831 036, santamariagolfclub.com

THE COURTYARD MARBELLA Location: Carretera Ojen 2.8Km, enquiries@thecourtyardmarbella.com, thecourtyardmarbella.com

REAL CLUB DE GOLF GUADALMINA Urb. Guadalmina Alta, A-7, Km.170, San Pedro de Alcántara, Tel. 952 88 33 75, guadalminagolf.com

TIKITANO Location: Urb. Guadalmansa, Ctra de Cadiz 340 – KM 164 Estepona. Tel. 952 798 449, tikitano.com

SANTANA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB Location: Ctra la Cala – Entrerrios, Mijas Costa Tel. 902 517 700, santanagolf.com

VILLA DEL MAR Loation: Marbella Club Hotel, Av. Alfonso de Hohenlohe Tel. 952 822 211 marbellaclub.com

Golf Courses ALOHA GOLF CLUB Location: Apdo. 141, Urb. Aloha Golf, Nueva Andalucia Tel. 952 812 388 clubdegolfaloha.com ATALAYA GOLF CLUB Location: Avda. de las Golondrinas, Estepona Tel. 952 882 812 atalaya-park.es CALANOVA GOLF CLUB Location: Urb. Calanova Golf Club Tel. 951 170 194 calanovagolfclub.com EL CHAPARRAL GOLF CLUB Location: Urbanizacion El Chaparral, N-340 KM 203, Mijas Costa Tel. 952 587 773, golfelchaparral.com

VALDERRAMA GOLF CLUB Location: Avenida de los Cortijos, San Roque Tel. 956 791 200, valderrama.com

Gyms and Tennis Clubs DYNAMIC TRAINING CENTRE Location: Ctra de Istan, Centro Comercial Le Village Tel. 952 775 021, dynamicmarbella.com GLOW WELLNESS & FITNESS Location: Avenida Playas del Duque, Edificio Sevilla, Puerto Banus Tel. 952 908 507 glowplayasdelduque.com NCT Location: Urb. Monte Paraiso Golf Tel. 952 866 843 nctmarbella.com MGM Gym Location: Avenida de Manolete 10, Nueva Andalucia Tel. 952 817 219 mgm.com.es TITAN ACADEMY Location: Gaudi N. 11/13, Estepona, Málaga, 29680 Tel. 951 518 057 ; 608 337 171 titanacademy.eu


COCINA MEDITERRANEA & LOUNGE DANCE BAR

Reservations : 951 77 87 97

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Interior Design Houses ELIGRASS T. 951 498 732, eligrass.com SECRETZA Edificio Casablanca, Golden Mile, Marbella +34 952 764 595, sekretza.es STOREY DESIGN Aloha Garden, Local 1-2, Avenida del Prado s/n, Nueva Andalucía T. +34 672 216 848 ; + 34 951 279 258, marbella@storeyinterior.com storeyinterior.com DESIGN SPACE Location: Avda. De Salamanca, Urb. Nueva Andalucia, Edif El Mirador, local 6, San Pedro de Alcantara, Tel. 952 799 440, designspace.es EZ HOME SOLUTIONS Location: Poligono Industrial Norte C/ Carril De Picaza, 23, San Pedro De Alcantara, Marbella, 29670 Tel. 952 799 344, info@e-z-home-solutions.com e-z-home-solutions.com FOC DESIGN Centro de Negocios Puerta de Banus, Local 18, Puerto Banus, Tel +34 952 817 129 info@wearefoc.com, focdesign.es G VEGA CERAMIC Location: Polígono La Campana Nva Andalucía Tel. 952 816 848 gvega.com GRASSify Tel. 694 442 331, marbella@grassify.es, grassify.es INDIA EXOTICA Location: Calle Fragua 43, Marbella Tel. 952 778 500 indiaexotica.com JENSEN BEDS Location: Poligno Nueva Campana 23, Nueva Andalucia, tel. 952 90 88 55, jensen-beds.com MESSEG DESIGN Location: C/Aluminio 6, Poligono Industrial La Hermita Tel. 952 857 439 messegdesign.com LA CASA BLANCA Location: La Colonia, Exit San Pedro, next to McDonalds, Tel. 952 78 91 98 LOFT & ROOMERS Location: Oasis Business Center, Ctra. De Cadiz km 183, Golden Mile, Marbella, Tel. 952 77 21 39 MARBELLA CARPETS Location: Edificio Casablanca, Golden Mile, Tel. 952 77 37 65, marbellacarpets.com MOBILE & DISEÑO Location: A7 – Km. 189, 5, Marbella, Tel. 952 83 76 01, mobiledis.com ROCHE BOBOIS Location: Centro Comercial Torre Real, Marbella, Tel. 952 77 78 58, roche-bobois.com

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NALIPEMI Tel. 660 676 322 nalipemi@gmail.com

Opticians ÓPTICA MARBELLA Location: Avda. Ricardo Soriano 21, Marbella, Tel. 952 77 46 24 SPECSAVERS Location: Avd. Ricardo Soriano, 12, Tel. 952 863 332, specsavers.es OPTIPRIX C.C La Canada, 30, Marbella, Tel. 952 82 03 56

Pets ADANA Location: Camino Padre Cura, Urb. Huerta Nueva, 14 Tel. 952 113 467 adana.es CLÍNICA VETERINARIA ZARPAS Y BIGOTES Location: Urb. Marbella Real, 13. Tel. 952 857 863/ 659 069 000, zarpasybigotes.com FAMA Location: Camino de Campanallas Tel. 620 354 885 famaspain.com MOBILE VET Location: Calle Santa Lucia, 23, San Pedro de Alcantara, Tel. 952 78 07 33, mobile-vet.com POINTER VETERINARY CLINIC Location: Nueva Andalucía and & Estepona Tel. 952 906 626 / 952 804 165, pointerclinic.com

SAVE THE ROBOTS FILMS Tel. 600 625 520 SOL WEDDING Tel: 678 486 069; solwedding.com

Property Developers FOC DESIGN info@wearefoc.com T. 952 817 129 focdesign.es QUAY PROPERTY GROUP Location: Mellior Vasari La Alzambra Local 3-1, Puerto Banus Tel. 951 319 728 quaypropertygroup.com PROPANA GROUP Centro de Negocios Puerta de Banus, Local 18 Propanaestates.com

Radio BEACHGROOVES 97.1 Tel. +34 616 353 623, info@beachgrooves. com, beachgrooves.com SPECTRUM 90.4 FM Location: Centro Comercial Diana Blq 3 Local 27 y 28, Urb. Nueva Atalaya, Estepona, Tel. 952 90 50 00, spectrumfm.net TALK RADIO 91.9FM Tel. 952 799 953, talkradioeurope.com

Real Estate Offices CROWN ESTETS Hotel Puente Romano. T: 952 765 620 crownmarbella.com

TRIPLE A Location: Ojen Road, up from La Cañada Tel. 952 771 586, aaahelps.com

MARBELLA FOR SALE Edificio Marina Banús, Calle Francisco Villalón, Bl.4, Local 8, Puerto Banus. T: 952 90 73 86, marbellaforsale.com

Photographers &Artists

ENGEL & VÖLKERS MARBELLA Blvd. Principe Alfonso de Hohenlohe, La Poveda, local 5 (CN 340, Km 178.2), 29602 Marbella, Málaga Teléfono: 952 86 84 06, marbella-ev.com

JULIA RODER Tel: 678 521 108, julia@juliaroder.com, juliaroder.com ANNA GAZDA Tel: 633 654 476; limelight.pl IMAGE GURU Tel. 662 434 400, peter@imageguru.es, imageguru.es JEREMY STANDLEY Tel: 607 717 565; jeremystandley.com JB FORT jbfort.com OWEN FARRELL Tel: 670 664 341, (+35) 387 268 28 32 owenfarellphotography.com NANI & ANTONIO PEREZ nanideperez.com, Tel. 615 31 44 46 REYNARD PRODUCTIONS Tel. 673 505 838, info@reynardproductions.com

DIANA MORALES Av. Cánovas del Castillo, 4, 29601 Marbella, Tel. +34 952 765 138, DMproperties.com JACKSON GRUNDY Ed. La Rotonda, Av. Manolete Nva. Andalucía & Centro Plaza Nva. Andalucía T: +34 952 90 75 21 sales@jacksongrundy.es MP DUNNE Centro Expo 11-12 (Opp. Marbella Club Hotel), Tel. +34 952 866 072, mpdunne.com PRIME PROPERTY MARBELLA Tel. 951 082 367 primepropertymarbella.com WASA INMOBILIARA Centro Comercial Plaza 65-66, Nueva Andalucia, Marbella, Tel. +34 952 818 000, Wasa.es


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Restaurants SOTOGRANDE Trocodero Sotogrande Paseo del Parque s/n, 11310 San Roque, Cádiz. Tel. 678 456 047, trocaderosotogrande.com L’Olive de La Reserva La Reserva Golf Club, Avda. La Reserva, s/n +34 956 785 252 sotogrande@sotogrande.com sotogrande.com CASARES FINCA CORTESIN EL JARDIN Location: Carretera de Casares S/N Tel. 952 937 800, info@hotelcortesin.com fincacortesin.com BENAHAVIS Indian MASALA Location: C. Com, El Pilar, Local 2 Tel. 900 525 801, masalamarbella.com International HEAVEN BEACH BAR Location: Playa de Guadalmansa km. 164, Estepona, Tel. 659, 220 570, heavenbeachclub.com

TANINO Location: Calle Pino Real, 5 Saladillo Benamara, Benahavis Tel. 952 883 259, tanino.es

PUERTO BANÚS American

International

HARD ROCK CAFÉ Location: Calle Ramón Areces Esquina Marina Banús Tel. 952 908 024, hardrock.com

ALBERT Y SIMON Urbanización Nueva Alcántara Edificio Mirador, Bloque 4-B San Pedro Marbella Tel: 952 78 37 14, albertysimon.com

JACKS AMERICAN BRASSERIE Location; Calle Muelle Ribera, Puerto Banús. Marbella. Tel: 952 813 625, metrogrupo.com

PASSION CAFE Centro Comercial La Colonia, San Pedro de Alcantara. Tel: 952 781 583, passioncafe.eu

Italian

SAN PEDRO

MR. BURGER Avenida Luis Braille no 20 San Pedro de Alcántara Tel. 952 785 257 mrgourmetburger.com URBAN BISTRO Av. Mediterraneo, ed. Los Arqueros Beach, San Pedro de Alcántara. Tel. 951 518 105 Spanish ALABARDERO BEACH CLUB Urb. Castiglione s/n San Pedro de Alcantara T. 952 780 552 grupolezama.es/portal/alabardero-beach-club

CARPACCIO Location: Muelle Ribera, Casa M Local 20, Tel. 952 813 357, carpacciobanus.com PIZZERIA PICASSO Location: C/ Muelle Ribera Local 48 / 49 Tel. 952 813 669 pizzeriapicasso.com International MISTER NOODLES Avda. Manolete 14, Nueva Andalucía. Tel: 951 40 00 08, misternoodles.com EL GRAN GATSBY Location: Puerto Banus elgrangatsby.com A vanguard concept of the Mediterranean kitchen in the best spot of Puerto Banús, offering you an author’s kitchen with magnificent views over the Mediterranean sea

Best Rices & Fideua in Marbella Reservations

+34 952 82 25 11

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Calle Hermanos Salom, 3 Entrance Ricardo Soriano, 40 29601 Marbella

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VOVEM PASEO MARÍTIMO Avda. Duque de Ahumada nº 9. Marbella Reservas: 952 00 88 22

VOVEM NUEVA ANDALUCÍA C/ Yedras S/N. Marbella Reservas: 952 00 34 34

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INFUSCHIA Location: Plaza Antonio Banderas, (Within the club Tibu Banus), Puerto Banus. Tel. 952 815 325, tibubanus.com/infuschia JOHN SCOTTS Location: Muelle Ribiera Casa F, Local 24, Marbella, T. 644 954 872, johnscotts.se LA SALA BANUS Location: Calle Belmonte Tel. 952 814 145 lasalabanus.com La Sala offers eight individually styled settings to suit whatever mood you are in – for breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon drinks with friends, evening cocktails or private business meetings. OLD JOY´S PUB Location: C/Muelle Ribera, Lc. 58-59 Puerto Banús, Marbella Tel. 952 84 283 OCEAN CLUB Location: Avda. Lola Flores Tel. 952 908 137 oceanclub.es SALA BY THE SEA Location: Urb. Marina Villa (beachside) Tel. 952 813 882 salabeachbanus.com Luxurious Balinese setting with an al fresco restaurant serving an appetising selection of dishes ranging from fresh seafood platters to Thai fusion cuisine, sushi, creative salads and lighter dishes.

Indian

D-WINE Location: Calle Norte 2, Marbella, (Take exit for Cortijo Blanco, immediately after the San Pedro) Tel. 952 81 44 46, d-wine.es

MASALA MARBELLA Location: Ctra. Cadiz Km.179 (opposite Marbella Club)Tel. 952 857 670, masalamarbella.com

THE FRESH FOOD CAFÉ Location: Urb. Los Naranjos de Marbella Tel. 952 907 364 thefreshfoodcafe.es Fresh food, simple ingredients, always freshly prepared to order. MAGNA CAFÉ Location: Magna Marbella Golf Tel. 952 929 587, magnacafe.com Exquisite cuisine in stunning surroundings. Bar and large terrace with breathtaking views. STARZ MARBELLA Location: Centro Comercial Plaza, Local 60-62 Nueva Andalucía,Marbella. Tel. 952 81 63 13, starzmarbella.com YANX CAFÉ Location: Centro Plaza Tel. 952 818 861 cafeyanx.com A prized location and lively atmosphere make this a great choice all-round.

Oriental

Oriental

TOP THAI Centro Plaza, Av Manolete, 1, Nueva Andalucía. Tel: 951-31-97-78, topthai.es

ASIATICO ZEN Location: Calle Lirios s/n T el. 952 817 691

NAGA THAI Location: C.C. Cristamar Tel. 952 815 319 naga.es Wide range of exquisite and exotic dishes enjoyed in stylish surroundings. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Takeaway and full catering service also available. THAI GALLERY Location: Puerta de Banus Tel. 952 818 392 thaigallery-restaurante.com NUEVA ANDALUCIA Indian CURRY LEAVES Avda. del Prado, Centro Comercial Aloha Local 1d Nueva Andalucia, +34 951 319 669, Curryleavesmarbella.com MASALA Avda. del Prado, Nueva Andalucía, Masalamarbella.es BOLLYWOOD RESTAURANT Location: Urb. Fuente Aloha Tel. 952 906 748 Exotic blend of fantastic fragrant food, with an ambiance inspired by rich culture, all topped off with excellent service.

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International

SENSATIONS DELI & SUSHI Location: Av. Manolete, 20, Tel. 952 814 964 sensationsdeliandsushi.com Innovative and tantalising sushi creations at competitive prices. TUK TUK Location: Urb. Aloha Gardens Tel. 951 279 188 GOLDEN MILE International MC CAFÉ Location: Marbella Club Hotel Tel. 952 822 211, marbellaclub.com Creative and affordable fine dining open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. SMALL WORLD CAFÉ Location: C.C. Le Village Tel. 952 771 046, smallworldcafe.com VILLA TIBERIO Location: Marbella Mar Tel. 952 771 799 villatiberio.com

TAJ MAHAL Location: C/ Jazmines 17 Local 1 Tel. 952 814 719, tajmahalmarbella.com Exotic Indian cuisine, perfect for intimate dining and takeaway. Italian CIBO Bulevard Principe Alfonso Von Hohenlohe, 11, 29600 Marbella, Málaga Tel. 952 90 03 80, cibomarbella.com Oriental SUKHOTHAI Location: Marbella Mar Tel. 952 770 550 sukhothai-restaurante.com Fabulous Thai cuisine with intimate surroundings and cosmopolitan décor. TAI PAN Location: Puente Romano Tel. 952 777 893, taipan-restaurante.com MARBELLA International BECKITT’S Location: Calle Camilo José Cela, Nº 4 Tel. 952 868 898, beckittsmarbella.com GARUM Location: Paseo Maritimo Tel. 952 858 858, garummarbella.com Great for drinks, snacks and a la carte dining. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week. NUEVA KASKADA Location: Urb. La Montua, Calle Chorreadero, Marbella Tel. 952 864 478, nuevakaskada.com PACO JIMENEZ CULINARY ART Location: Plaza de los Naranjos, 11 (Orange Square, 11) Marbella Centre Tel. 952 77 36 10 / 627 625 952 PAELLA’S Y MÁS Location: Calle Jacinto Benavente 33, Entrance Ricardo Soriano 40, 29601 Marbella, Tel. 952 82 25 11, restaurantepaellasymas.com Japanese TAHINI Location: Hotel Gran Melia Don Pepe, Tel. 952 902 936


The sweetest experience in town Gelato | Pastry | Coffee | Bread | Lunch 8AM - 2AM - Sun: 3PM - 2AM _____________ Tel. | 952036306 1 info@ceraunavolta.es Puerto Banus, Marbella. Calle José Saramago Ed 7A

EAST OF MARBELLA International

MIJAS COSTA International

ALBERT´S BAR & GRILL CABOPINO Location: Puerto Cabopino, Edf. B, Lc. B5 Tel. 952 836 886 LA DESPENSA DE ALANDA Location: Carretera de Cadiz Km 192, Elviria. Tel. 952 768 150 restaurante@alandaclubmarbella.com THE BEACH HOUSE Location: frontline beach Elviria Tel. 952 839 458 thebeachhousemarbella.com Idyllic location by the sea with stunning sunsets over one of the Coast’s best beaches. Open daily for lunch and dinner. NIKKI BEACH Location: Hotel Don Carlos Tel. 952 836 239 nikkibeach.com Nikki’s signature ‘global’ cuisine served in luxurious beach club surroundings either on he palm-shaded al fresco terrace, or from on the oversized beach beds.

EL OCEANO BEACH HOTEL & RESTAURANT Location: Miraflores. Tel. 952 587 637 El Oceano is an oasis of laid-back luxury, privately owned and operated, where guest comfort and satisfaction is paramount. The three restaurants serve up flawless food and the views are breathtaking. OLIVIA’S LA CALA Location:Calle Torreon La Cala de Mijas Tel. 952 494 935, oliviaslacala.com

Useful websites CABIFY Download the app! - cabifyl.com CONFLICT INTERNATIONAL +44 (0)20 7917 2939, conflictinternational.com

GRASSify Tel. 694 442 331, marbella@grassify.es, grassify.es EXPLORE MARBELLA A comprehensive business directory with real reviews and daily deals. exploremarbella.com LÍNEA DIRECTA Insurance for your car, motorcycle, and home. lineadirecta.com MEDIA OVEN whatsup@mediaoven..es PROPERTY PAINTERS Tel. 606 788 630, propertypainters@hotmail.com propertypainters.es REYNARD PRODUCTIONS Tel. 673 505 838, info@reynardproductions.com SAVE THE ROBOTS FILMS Tel. 600 625 520

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